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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How to Make Decluttering Sentimental Items Easy

How to Make Decluttering Sentimental Items Easy

I recently asked my email subscribers (sign up here if you’re not on the list!) what their biggest struggle with decluttering and minimalism is. By far the most common answer was decluttering sentimental items. I totally get it. It’s hard to let go of things we hold dear and are meaningful to us. Decluttering Sentimental Items: Finding a Balance It’s ok to keep some important and sentimental items. The problem is when we have so many sentimental items that we feel burdened by them. When we have too many sentimental keepsakes, we often can’t truly enjoy them because there are […]

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Kick-start Your Decluttering: 30 Easy Things to Get Rid of

Kick-start your decluttering: 30 easy things to get rid of

When you’re first starting to declutter your home it can feel overwhelming. Sometimes it’s hard to even know where to begin! Whether you want to declutter your house quickly, or are planning to slowly work through your home as time allows, starting to declutter can feel like a huge task to take on. The truth is, it is a lot of work to declutter years of possessions and “stuff”. But the good news is it doesn’t have to be overwhelming! Here is a list of 30 easy things to get rid of to kick-start your decluttering efforts and make progress […]

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Why Highly Sensitive People Need Minimalism

Why Highly Sensitive People need minimalism

As I mentioned in my post 7 Benefits of Minimalism, one of the key benefits of minimalism for me is it calms me as a Highly Sensitive Person. A lot of people feel stressed or unsettled in a cluttered environment. But Highly Sensitive People particularly feel the effects of chaos and clutter. Too much sensory information, including visual clutter, can easily make a Highly Sensitive Person feel overwhelmed and stressed. I already knew clutter makes me feel unsettled and stressed. But after realizing I am a Highly Sensitive Person, it became even more important to strive for a simple, minimalist […]

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11 Easy Ways to Simplify & Improve Your Life

11 easy ways to simplify and improve your life

Simplifying your home and your life are great ways to combat feelings of overwhelm and stress. When our homes and lives are cluttered, busy and chaotic, it’s hard to find time to relax, enjoy our families and find time for the things that make us happy. There are many easy actions and routines you can use to simplify. Here are 11 easy ways to simplify your home and your life in order to improve both! 1. Simplify by owning less The most important part of simplifying your life is removing everything that unnecessarily complicates it. The more you own, the more […]

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