June 2017

Ego is a B*tch: When Downsizing is Right-Sizing

Posted on Jun 13, 2017 in Downsizing


This is the fifth post in a series on my family’s decision to downsize and how we went about doing it — the good, the bad, and the ugly. You can find links to previous posts in this series at the end of this article.

I’m worried that I’ve made it seem like my family’s decision to downsize was an easy one, and that once we had decided to do it, it wa...

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Selling a Lifestyle Change: When Downsizing is Right-Sizing

Posted on Jun 08, 2017


This post is the fourth in a series on downsizing, written about my own personal experience with this painful yet liberating process. The first post can be found here, the second here, and the third here.

Our decision to downsize did not come about in a linear, straightforward way. It was much more fluid.

Feeling self-imposed pressure to keep up with...

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Cutting the Cable Won’t Cut It: When Downsizing is Right-Sizing

Posted on Jun 02, 2017 in Downsizing


This is the third post in a series on downsizing, written about my own personal experience with this painful yet liberating process. The first post can be found here and the second here.

In my previous post, I spoke about how critical it was to put all of your expenses and income down on paper. Have you done that yet? No? Not to worry, I’ll wait…

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