Downsizing can be a tough and overwhelming process, especially at the beginning. So here are a few tips to get you started. Here at Humboldt we recommend getting all your family together and maybe even your extended family to help you get organized and get the dialogue started. This is a great first step in the process of downsizing. A moving company can help in downsizing to a certain extent. They can help you find places to donate goods, or find auctions to help you get rid of unwanted items. Sometimes you need more help because you lead a busy life or have other things to worry about. For this situation there are companies that will come in and work with you very closely to downsize your belongings. These professional companies will come in and help you more in depth. To begin, they meet with you and find out what your objectives are in downsizing. Then they will go through your home with you, room by room and find out who is taking what, what is being moved