How to Downsize and Declutter Your Home: Key Advice and Tips

Is your home feeling lonely? This is one of the key questions you may be asking yourself as you go through your house and all of your belongings these days, trying to decide what to keep and what you just don't need anymore.

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For many people, the thought of doing so with every room in the house is extremely overwhelming and stressful, and you may be wondering where you even collected half of the things you own, never mind trying to decide how to get rid of them and where to do so.

Downsizing concerns and questions include:

Decluttering highlights and tips include:

This major step in your life doesn't have to be a dreadful experience — with the right information ahead of time and reconsideration regarding the possessions you use most, the process of downsizing can go a bit smoother. Think of it as a discovery of what you can live with (and without), what will work best in your new living space, being honest about the value of what you own, and how these belongings help or hinder you. Downsizing is within your control!
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