Are you planning to downsize now or sometime in the future?

Have you found that your home does not suit your current lifestyle?

Are you determined to let “Simplify” become your guiding principle?

Imagine if:

You were no longer afraid to downsize

You knew more about what you truly wanted to do and where you truly wanted to live

You knew exactly what you wanted to say to your loved ones and weren’t scared to have “the talk”

You had a plan and you knew what you wanted to get rid of and what you wanted

You had help and you knew who to hire and what to do about it

If You Want This… Keep Reading!

If this is you and you truly want a stress-free downsizing experience then we invite you to read the page below to learn more about The Secret Sauce of Downsizing online course. This could be the one thing that helps you get more clarity, confidence, and direction, to help you in your downsizing process.

In this course, you will experience:

Ease of mind and body

Feel better prepared and be able to release your things

Look forward to your next destination with excitement

How to have an organized move

How to find support to help you

How to embrace the changes your new life will be asking of you to make


The Complete Guide to Living with Less and Loving It More

The Secret Sauce of Downsizing Course is for anyone at any age who wishes to simplify, organize, downsize or just change up their lifestyle! This course is based on the book and covers everything from soup to nuts in regards to downsizing, with tips and solutions from experts in all areas from Professional Organizing, to Legal, to Home Buying and Selling, to Mindset, to Communicating with Loved ones and so much more!

The experts in this book and course share their recipes for the best ways to deal with this multi-faceted, and sometimes complicated process of downsizing. With over 300,000 items in the average American home (LA Times), many people are surrounded in overwhelm. It’s no wonder we feel overwhelmed just thinking about downsizing!

In the 5 modules of the program, you will discover:

Module 1 – “The Talk” – Conversing with Loved Ones

  • Learn how to prepare mentally, physically and emotionally with how to have “the talk” with your loved one about moving
  • How to evaluate the types of living arrangements to choose from and develop your pros and cons list effectively
  • Consider who to include in your decision-making process
  • How and what to research in your new location or environment
  • Learn about “the new retirement” and why it’s different now than any other generation in the past

Module 2 – Processing Your Emotions

  • How to keep a clear head and stay calm throughout the process
  • How to manage stress through the process to stay healthy 
  • How to process grief and celebrate change
  • 3-Step process for effective and clear family communications

Module 3 – Simplify Your Move – Getting Organized

  • How to use decorative storage to create a more beautiful space
  • Strategic storage suggestions for the space you have
  • How to find loving homes for your unneeded stuff
  • Learn the 5-step organizing process to simplify your move
  • Creating your downsizing plan

Module 4 – “But I LOVE My Stuff!”

  • Why it’s hard for some people to downsize
  • How to make decisions about your stuff
  • What to do with the rest of your stuff – options and resources to either profit from or serve others

Module 5 – Downsizing with Mindfulness

  • Confront the reasons organizing may be extremely difficult for you, and tips to work through it
  • Make your transition go smoothly
  • Turning complaints and frustrations into gratefulness
  • How to see the good in your circumstance
  • Managing your health, thoughts, and life during the downsizing process
  • The #1 thing to make your downsizing process go smoother

And Your Bonuses Include… All of the Following!

  • Downsizing Planning Workbook
  • The Heart Math Experience Webinar
  • The “No Nonsense No’s” Checklist
  • The guide to the “Mindful Steps to Downsizing”
  • “Secret Sauce of Downsizing” eBook Download


The Complete Guide to Living with Less and Loving It More

We know there are a lot of professionals out there that help you with downsizing: Your realtor, your therapist, your family, etc. We’ve put together a really great training that walks you through a lot of different aspects that sometimes those people don’t even think about frankly.

If you’re thinking about downsizing now or in the future, it will really help you and your family to understand your motives. Or, if you’re buying this for a loved one who is downsizing or needs to downsize, all of you will be in better conversation around that when you go through this program together. 

In the Program, You Have 5 Modules. Each Module Includes:

  • 4-6 video trainings, previously recorded (you can access at any time)
  • Written ebook and information
  • Checklists
  • Resources guide

This is a complete resource for anyone in the downsizing space, whether you’re a realtor buying it for a client, buying for a parent or buying for yourself.

If you hired all 5 of us to work with you on each aspect of downsizing, you would end up paying 1,000’s of dollars! Instead we took all of our information and knowledge and put it into the training for this course and you save hundreds.

Get Started Today for Just $197!

Let “Simplify” become your guiding principle!

As soon as you sign up you’ll get instant access to everything all in one place. We make it super easy for you to digest the content as slowly or quickly as you need to. 

Meet the authors

Marlena has always been passionate about empowering people. During her 50- year career in education, she earned her Doctorate Degree and received numerous local, state and national awards for the work she has done for children and families. She was the recipient of the United States Service Award, a 1996 Olympic Torch runner, acknowledged in the United States Congressional Record and recognized on the California State Assembly floor for her work as Founder and past Executive Director of “The Kids’ Breakfast Club.” Now, as an award-winning author and speaker, Certified Home Stager and Realtor, Marlena continues to inspire and empower others. Find out more about Marlena at

Marlena Uhrik

Michele Mariscal has 30 years’ experience in the health and wellness field. She is a skilled facilitator in soft skills training and development. Her work facilitates individuals and organizations to thrive through heart-based learning.

She has earned grief recovery and advanced grief recovery certifications through the Grief Recovery Institute. She is also licensed as a Trainer and Mentor through the Institute of HeartMath. Michele is also a four-time author with her most recent publication of Growing Through Grief – The Alchemy of Healing from Loss. Find out more about Michele at

Michele Mariscal

Grace graduated with honors from San Jose State University with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a Teaching Credential. While raising 4 kids, Grace was inspired to launch her professional organizing business, Check It Off Your List. Since 2007, she has organized everything from homes, offices, garages and classrooms to barns. She has even helped in the design and construction of new homes and remodels. 

Her definition of the word “Organized” appears in the International Best-Selling book, Itty Bitty Book of Words. Her unique approach to organizing is why clients across the nation enjoy working with her. Find out more about Grace at

Grace Bermudes

Mishele launched Away With Chaos in 2002. She helps busy people and those experiencing life transitions. Mishele has a deep passion for working with people with brain related conditions including ADHD, anxiety, depression, addiction, and other behavioral health conditions which can make it harder to get and stay organized. 

As a speaker, writer and active member of NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals), Mishele was the first in history to earn the official Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) designation in 2007. Her workshop “Managing Chaos” teaches how to keep chaos from seeping back into their home, work and life. Find out more about Mishele at

Mishele Vieira

River is a Certified Life Master Consultant and has a Master’s in Organization Development. Working within various sectors she has developed effective tools and strategies for providing collaboration, process improvement, strategic planning, facilitation, leadership and innovation. 

For over 20 years, she has studied transformation success principles. Taking an integrated, holistic approach, River combines her life experiences and broad background of studies with academic theories in systems thinking, emergent processes, quantum theory and neuroscience. 

River lives in a Northern California Sierras with her husband, dog and cat. She loves hiking, cycling, kayaking, or just sitting in her backyard watching the birds. Find out more about River at

River Easter

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