16 Ways to Downsize Your Life and Be Happier

Got too much "stuff" on your plate? Simplify your life with these tips and stop feeling overwhelmed (17 Photos)

Ronnie Koenig on May 8, 2013 at 11:58PM

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16 Ways to Downsize Your Life and Be Happier

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Close Your Circle of friends

Start spending more quality time with the friends who matter to you most, instead of spreading yourself thin.

“Stop seeing people out of obligation,” says psychotherapist Fran Walfish, Psy.D, author of The Self-Aware Parent. “You will find yourself more energized when you spend quality time with friends who nourish you emotionally in a healthy give-and-take relationship, versus hanging out with acquaintances who deplete and exhaust you. Fatigue can be a springboard to depression.”

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