Prudential, an insurance company and investment company offer an online calculator that enables you to find out if you are ready to take the plunge.
The french entree website has lots of categories on smallholding, how to keep chickens, sheep pigs etc that may make interesting reading, if you need it before taking the plunge.
Coaching does help to realise your plans to downshift. If you have trouble seeing the wood from the trees, give Sally Lever a call to explore your options or read the very useful guides that Sally has on her site. Sally helped me a lot to put my ‘
I need to do something to downshift babble’into some focussed action. The rest, as they say, is history. Sally has downshifted and continues to walk her talk.
The downshifter offers articles on how to prepare for downshifting
Author Judy Jones, shares her story about downshifting in a Resurgence Magazine article.