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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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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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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How to Declutter your Bedroom – and why it matters!

How to Declutter your Bedroom - and why it matters!

Your bedroom might not seem like a top priority to declutter when you’re decluttering your home. You might think, not many people see inside your bedroom, so why does it matter? But it does matter! And today I want to talk about not only how to declutter your bedroom (and keep it clutter-free). But exactly why decluttering your bedroom is important! Why do bedrooms end up so cluttered? Bedrooms tend to be spaces that fewer people see on a regular basis. It’s tempting to focus your decluttering efforts on the more “public” spaces of your home, and never get around […]

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How to Get Rid of Stuff: 11 reasons why it’s hard to declutter & what to do about it

How to get rid of stuff: 11 reasons why it's hard to declutter & what to do about it

Today, I want to talk about how to get rid of stuff by addressing 11 common reasons why it’s hard to declutter! Why is it so hard to declutter? Decluttering can be hard. We feel attached to our stuff, and letting go isn’t always easy. Today I’m sharing 11 common reasons why clearing the clutter can be hard, and what to do to overcome them. Often once you understand why it’s difficult to declutter, letting go becomes a lot easier! 1. Lack of time to declutter One of the biggest reasons it’s hard to declutter for many people is simply […]

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11 Unexpected Benefits of Simplifying Your Home & Life

11 unexpected benefits of simplifying your home & life - Simple Lionheart Life

I think most of us can agree that there are many benefits of simplifying and decluttering our homes. Today I want to talk about some of the more unexpected benefits of simplifying. We expect more time and space When we start decluttering our homes, there are some benefits of decluttering that we expect and anticipate. For example, we expect to add more time and space to our lives when we clear the clutter. Clearing the clutter means we have more space in our homes, simply because there’s less stuff. It means we have more time because we aren’t spending so […]

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What to do When You’re Stuck in a Decluttering Rut

What to do when you're stuck in a decluttering rut - Simple Lionheart Life

Have you ever been stuck in a decluttering rut? One day you’re ticking along making great progress clearing the clutter from your home. Then all of a sudden, you’ve lost your decluttering mojo. Or maybe you want to start clearing the clutter, but you don’t even know where to start or where is best to focus your efforts. Or it could even be you’re not making decluttering progress as quickly or as easily as you hoped. It happens! Decluttering is a process that can take a lot of time and a lot of energy. And sometimes we simply run low […]

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