Downsizing is an exciting new adventure for anyone, whether you are a retiree whose kids have left home or you want to live a simpler lifestyle. Downsizing also makes a lot of financial sense, as a smaller space means fewer living costs. De-cluttering and living with...
One morning in early January, I opened my email inbox and found an email from the Minimalists, two American guys, whose writing on minimalism and living a simpler life I followed since 2014. In this email, they promoted the online programme A Simple Year 2017, a year of guided simplicity to make space for the important things in your life. I learned that there would be a new topic each month, such as clutter, food, money, relationships, and busyness, presented by a specialist in this area. When I read through the description on the website, I had the sudden realisation that this is what I would do. I listened to my body and signed up on the same day.
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It was in 2013 when I first contacted New York-based interior designer Carl Dellatore to ask him if he wanted to contribute some tips to my book Downsize with Style. Just before Christmas last year, I discovered that Carl had edited a new interior design book...
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