Originally published on Sixty and Me:
“Much of what we acquire in life isn’t worth dragging to the next leg of our journey,” writes Gina Greenlee in Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road. “Travel light,” she adds. “You will be better equipped to travel far.”
Greenlee is not alone in urging people to let go of what they don’t need and don’t use. Hundreds of authors and speakers in the last few years are reminding their audiences that decluttering and downsizing are essential to a happier and simpler life, especially as we age.
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