How to Start Decluttering: 3 Easy Ways to Take the Plunge

How to start decluttering: 3 easy ways to take the plunge

Decluttering and simplifying your life have many awesome benefits and can give you so much more time, space, freedom and peace. But it can be a lot of work in the beginning. If you’re ready to start decluttering your home but aren’t sure where or how to start, this post will help! Even if you’ve already started decluttering, but need a little extra motivation to finish the job, today’s post will help! Here are 3 easy ways to take the plunge and start decluttering and simplifying your home and your life! Remember: progress is progress If decluttering your home feels completely […]

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5 Common Decluttering Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

5 common decluttering mistakes - and how to avoid them

Today I’m sharing 5 decluttering mistakes I’ve made over the years while decluttering, simplifying and embracing minimalism. These decluttering mistakes are common and easy to make. But that doesn’t mean you have to make them too! Take what I’ve learned and skip the decluttering mistakes so you can declutter more efficiently and effectively right from the start! When I first started decluttering our home, I was doing it on my own. I had no guide or program to follow. I just knew I was overwhelmed by the amount of stuff in our house and was looking for a better way. […]

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How to Simplify Your Life by Decluttering, Not Organizing

How to simplify your life by decluttering, not organizing

It’s easy to think organizing is the way to take your home from cluttered and chaotic to functional and clutter-free. But organizing alone will never solve your clutter problem. Today I’m sharing why decluttering, not organizing, is the best way to solve your clutter problem for good. And how focusing on decluttering first can make it simple to get and stay organized! Always focus on decluttering, not organizing, first Organizing and decluttering each serve a purpose in helping simplify your life. The key is the order you do them in. Organizing without decluttering first will simply move the clutter around. […]

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Spring into Simple Decluttering Challenge

Spring into Simple - a free 14-day decluttering challenge

I’m excited to share my brand new FREE Spring into Simple Decluttering Challenge with you today! Spring is a great time to bring a breath of fresh air into our homes. I love opening the windows on the first warm spring days and letting the fresh breeze in. But my favourite way to add a breath of fresh air into my home is to clear out the clutter! Give yourself a fresh start this spring! Spring is all about fresh starts and new beginnings. Spring often gives us the itch to do some spring cleaning. We want to get rid […]

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What To Do With Clothes You No Longer Need or Love

What to do with clothes you no longer need or love

Guest post by Elysha Lenkin A new year feels like a fresh start, a blank slate, a time to refresh and start anew. With the start of a new year, many of us feel the urge to purge. To clear the clutter from our spaces and add some breathing room to our homes. When decluttering, sometimes a big challenge is figuring out what to do with the stuff you’re getting rid of! Today I’m excited to introduce a guest post from Elysha, a holistic stylist, who helps her clients live their best lives and look great while doing so! Elysha […]

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11 Quick and Easy Tips to Declutter More Effectively

Decluttering your home is a lot of work. Most of us have year’s worth of possessions in our homes. It’s taken years to accumulate all of that “stuff”. We can’t expect to declutter it all in a day. But it definitely doesn’t have to take years to decumulate the excess stuff from your life. Today I’m sharing 11 quick and easy tips to declutter to help you declutter more quickly, more efficiently and more effectively. Benefits of Decluttering These quick and easy tips to declutter more effectively allow you to start seeing the benefits of decluttering sooner. When you declutter […]

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Exciting News! Introducing My New Course: Simply Uncluttered

Simply Uncluttered: the ultimate guide to decluttering your home and embracing minimalism

I’m excited to introduce you to my new e-course, Simply Uncluttered, today! I have been working hard to put together a complete and thorough decluttering course. One that will give you all the tools you’ll need to take your home and life from cluttered and chaotic, to calm and clutter-free. I designed Simply Uncluttered to be a step-by-step guide that will get you decluttering efficiently and effectively. Allowing you to start experiencing the benefits of minimalism as soon as possible. Making the choice to live with less gives you so much more: More time, more space, more freedom, more peace. […]

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10 Most Popular Minimalism & Simple Living Posts of 2017

10 most popular minimalism & simple living posts of 2017

It’s hard to believe 2017 is almost over and the new year is quickly approaching. I always love starting a new year. It feels like a fresh start, a blank slate, like anything could happen! As the year comes to a close, and the first anniversary of my little blog is approaching, I thought it would be fun to share a round-up of my 10 most popular minimalism & simple living posts from 2017. It all started one year ago On December 31, 2016, I bought the domain for this little blog of mine and began building my site. I […]

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13 Reasons You Struggle to Declutter & How to Overcome Them

13 Reasons You Struggle to Declutter & How to Overcome Them

There are many reasons we struggle to declutter. Taking the leap and decluttering your home can often be scary, overwhelming and intimidating. But the benefits minimalism brings to your home and your life are completely worth the time and effort required. Decluttering and embracing minimalism will give you time, space and freedom to live life on your own terms. If you are struggling to declutter, sometimes the best approach is to figure out why you are struggling. Often times, once you know why you are struggling, it becomes easier to move past it. Here are 13 common reasons you may struggle […]

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Reasons to Love Minimalism: 15 Ways Less is More

Reasons to Love Minimalism: 15 Ways Less is More

As someone who writes about and strives to live a simple, minimalist life, it’s no surprise that I think there are many reasons to love minimalism. Decluttering my home, simplifying my schedule and commitments, and shifting my perspective about “stuff” have done wonders for my life. The benefits of minimalism are worth the time and effort There are many reasons to love minimalism, some small, some life changing. As I’ve said before, minimalism will look different for each of us, depending on what we value and prioritize. When you declutter and let go of stuff you neither use nor love, […]

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