What is Minimalism? Plus 8 Things it’s NOT

What is Minimalism? Plus 8 Things it's NOT

Minimalism is a concept that has been gaining popularity lately. And for good reason! There are many benefits of living with less. But there are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about what a minimalist lifestyle is exactly, and what it’s not. In today’s post, I want to address what is minimalism, plus 8 things a simple minimalist lifestyle is not as well. Minimalism is one of those concepts, much like simple living where it can mean different things to different people. And that’s ok. Minimalism is something that should be personal and unique to the person living it. There is […]

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Decluttering Rules: 15 things NOT to do when decluttering

Decluttering Rules: 15 things NOT to do when decluttering

I definitely don’t believe there are any hard and fast decluttering rules that are guaranteed to work for everybody, all the time. But I do believe there are some things you can do, or avoid doing, to make the whole process of decluttering your home easier and less painful. In today’s post, I’m sharing 15 “decluttering rules” or guidelines I’ve found helpful to follow while decluttering our home. Following these decluttering rules can help you declutter faster, easier and more effectively. Breaking these decluttering rules often makes decluttering harder, take longer and be more frustrating. Use these decluttering rules to […]

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Simplify Your Life: Why You Need to Declutter Your Hidden Clutter Spots

Simplify Your Life: why you need to declutter your hidden clutter spots

When you’re working to declutter your home and simplify your life, it’s important to tackle both the visible clutter you see every day, as well as the clutter that’s hidden from sight. Sometimes it’s easy to shove “stuff” away in a closet, a cupboard, a room, etc., close the door and forget about it. And just try to pretend it’s not there anymore! But the saying “out of sight, out of mind” doesn’t really apply to clutter and the “stuff” that fills your home. Even if you can’t see it, it’s still there negatively affecting your life. Do you have […]

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Capsule Wardrobe FAQs: 15 things you need to know about planning a capsule wardrobe

Capsule Wardrobe FAQs: 15 things you need to know about planning a capsule wardrobe

If you’re curious about capsule wardrobes but have a few questions, today’s post will help! I’m answering 15 common questions that come up when planning a capsule wardrobe. I love capsule wardrobes. In fact, simplifying my wardrobe and creating a capsule wardrobe is one of my favourite simplifying projects to date! Read on to learn more about capsule wardrobes, how they work and what to expect! **This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here.** Capsule wardrobe FAQs I’ve received quite a few questions from readers who are interested in capsule wardrobes but have some questions or concerns. […]

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The Negative Effects of Clutter: 12 ways your stuff is stealing from you!

The Negative Effects of Clutter: 12 ways your stuff is stealing from you!

The things we own aren’t passive. Our stuff actively takes from us, all the time. In this post, I’m sharing more about the negative effects of clutter. Discussing the common ways your stuff is actually stealing from you. All to inspire and motivate you to clear the clutter and regain control over your life! Most people feel attached to the things they own. You spent your money on them, you’re emotionally attached to your things, you use “stuff” to express who you are to the world, etc. Because we feel attached to the things we own, decluttering and letting go […]

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Decluttering Clothes: 11 tips to make clearing out your closet easier

Decluttering Clothes: 11 tips to make clearing out your closet easier

Decluttering clothes is one area many people struggle with when simplifying and decluttering. Today I’m sharing 11 tips to help make clearing out your closet easier. If you want to know how to be ruthless when decluttering clothes, these 11 tips and tricks will help! Use these tricks to make it easier to downsize your wardrobe and clear the clutter from your closet. Decluttering clothes: why fewer clothes make life easier It’s no secret that I love a simplified wardrobe. In fact, creating a capsule wardrobe has been one of my favourite simplifying projects ever! Having a capsule wardrobe and […]

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Minimalism with Kids: 14 ways simplifying benefits kids

Minimalism with kids - 14 ways simplifying benefits kids

The idea of embracing minimalism with kids often gets a reputation for being challenging or even impossible. However, I think simplifying and moving towards minimalism is not only doable when you have kids, but a really positive thing to do! Today I’m sharing 14 ways simplifying your home and your life can benefit your kids. Not only is minimalism with kids possible, I think it’s an amazing gift to offer your kids and your whole family! **This post contains affiliate links. Read our full disclosure policy here.** Can you even be a minimalist with a family? Minimalism often scares people […]

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Capsule Wardrobe Accessories: How to get the most out of your capsule wardrobe

Capsule Wardrobe Accessories: how to get the most out of your capsule wardrobe

Today’s post is about capsule wardrobe accessories, and how you can use a small collection of accessories to get the most out of your capsule wardrobe. All while keeping your wardrobe and your closet simple and clutter-free! If you’re not familiar with the idea of capsule wardrobes, it means having a small collection of clothes you love and can easily mix and match. All to make getting dressed easier and simplify your life. I love having a simplified, capsule wardrobe. But one of the common objections to a capsule wardrobe is the fear of getting bored or ending up wearing […]

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25 Simple Living Quotes to Inspire you to Declutter & Simplify your Life!

25 simple living quotes to inspire you to declutter & simplify your life - Simple Lionheart Life

Words are powerful. They have the ability to inspire us, motivate us and push us to take action. If you’re in the process of decluttering and simplifying your home, check out these 25 simple living quotes to inspire and encourage you on your journey! I’m sharing 25 of my favourite simple living quotes. These simplicity quotes are the ones that have grabbed hold of me and inspired me. The minimalist quotes that have made me think and challenged my beliefs. And most importantly, the quotes about simplifying life that I return to time and time again to remind myself why […]

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How to Declutter Fast: 15 ways to get rid of clutter quickly

How to declutter fast: 15 ways to get rid of clutter quickly

Today’s post is all about how to declutter fast! If you want to get rid of the clutter quickly, these 15 decluttering tips are just what you need. Learn how to make the most of your decluttering time and efforts so you can clear the clutter quickly and start enjoying a clutter-free home! When you decide you want to declutter your home, it’s common to want to get it over with as quickly and as easily as possible. Decluttering your home takes time. It likely took years to accumulate all the stuff currently in your home. Most of us can’t […]

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