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The Children on why my Downsizing Help was so Important

 

Following on from my anatomy of a downsizing project, here is the children’s view on why my professional organising and decluttering skills are key to the success of any downsizing project:

Charlie, son of Mr and Mrs H:

“I didn’t know people like Sarah existed, my brother found her.  We’d been talking about moving for a good couple of years but it was difficult as my parents had strong emotional links to the house and the scale of moving was daunting. But it was apparent mum would not survive in the house or that dad would kill himself trying to maintain it so we knew it was time. Read more

Has your home got an unsightly muffin top?

Out of sight is never really out of mind.  You can still feel it.  And it can weigh you down whether you are aware of it or not.  My decluttered clients tell me

“this is the greatest weight off my shoulders”

“I cannot believe how much lighter everything feels”

“that was the fastest way to lose 100lbs in one day”…

Like starting an exercise program, we are very creative in talking ourselves out of it.  Feelings of fear, shame, embarrassment and actual emotional pain are huge hurdles to overcome as a waste watcher.  Read more