The idea of downsizing can be daunting for anyone. Weather you are downsizing to simplify life, declutter, be closer to family. Or reduce expense or unexpected health reasons. Most seniors would agree being prepared can help eliminate unwanted stress.


There are many different ideas about what the best method for downsizing is. Figuring out what best fits your circumstance is one. In addition, what is effective and what makes sense to you is key. Downsizing can involve numerous people or just yourself. Friends, family, move management companies can all provide assistance and downsizing support. In addition, your support team can help you with the physical, logistical and emotional support. All needed for downsizing. Therefore, allow help.

Tips to help you begin your downsizing journey.

1. Write your priorities down.
2. Develop a plan.
3. Educate yourself: read, seek advise, seminars.
4. Try not to make quick decisions.
5. Consider the future.
6. Be realistic.
7. Stay organized.
8. Remember plans change and that’s okay.


Finally, remember downsizing is different for everyone. Downsizing takes planning. Hard work and time. Above all, it is doable. Preparing yourself can help reduce stress. In addition, it can help reduce conflict. Further don’t get discouraged. In conclusion, remember our tips from above to help reduce the stress that may be involved in downsizing.

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