Life with Less: 5 Valuable Lessons from Simplifying

Life with Less: 5 valuable lessons from simplifying

I have been working to declutter and simplify my home and my life and embrace a minimalist lifestyle for well over 7 years. The longer I embrace a simpler life, the more I learn from simplifying and the power a life with less can have. In today’s post, I’m sharing 5 lessons I’ve learned from a life with less, and more about what simplifying and minimalism are teaching me. 1. Physical clutter = mental clutter One of the biggest lessons simplifying has taught me is that the physical clutter in your home translates into mental clutter quickly and easily. When […]

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How to Have a Simpler Christmas: 9 Ways to Keep Christmas Simple

How to have a simpler Christmas: 9 ways to keep Christmas simple

There’s no question that the holiday season can be a busy time of year. And sometimes all the extra stuff you feel you need to do, buy, show up for, etc. can make the holidays feel stressful, overwhelming or exhausting. But there are things you can do to have a simpler Christmas and make the holiday season less stressful and overwhelming. In today’s post, I’m sharing 9 things you can do to have a simpler Christmas. The holiday season doesn’t mean you have to end up broke, exhausted, stressed and waiting for it all to be over. Instead, making a […]

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7 Minimalist Gift Ideas to Simplify Gift-Giving

7 minimalist gift ideas to simplify gift-giving

Gifts are a big part of the holiday season for many of us. Giving gifts is a way many people express their love for others. But gifts don’t need to mean adding more “stuff” or clutter. In today’s post, you’ll find 7 minimalist gift ideas to help you simplify gift giving. So you can focus on showing your love for the people you care about, without adding clutter to anyone’s home! Minimalist gift ideas – not your typical gift guide! Buying gifts isn’t always easy. It can be hard to think of gift ideas people will appreciate, and not just […]

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How to Slow Down: 20 Simple Ways to Slow Down & Enjoy Life

How to slow down: 20 simple ways to slow down & enjoy life

Today’s post is all about how to slow down in a world that seems to get busier and move faster all the time. I’m sharing 20 simple and practical strategies you can start using today to help you slow down and enjoy life more. Why slow down? In a world that often feels more fast-paced, busier & more hectic than ever, it’s easy to get swept up in the feeling of needing to do more, just to keep up. But the trouble is, sometimes we spend so much time and energy trying to keep up and fit everything into our […]

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How to be More Productive at Home and Simplify Your Life

How to be more productive at home & simplify your life

In today’s post, I’m sharing 11 simple ways you can learn how to be more productive at home. These tips help you simplify your life so you can get the tasks at home done faster and easier, giving you more time and energy for living and enjoying your life! How to be more productive at home: work smarter, not harder I’ve always resisted the idea of “productivity hacks” or ways to increase your productivity at home. Simply because my goal in simplifying and embracing a minimalist lifestyle is to simplify my to-do list and the amount of time spent taking […]

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Minimalist Lifestyle Tips: 11 Simple Ways to Explore Minimalism

Minimalist Lifestyle Tips: 11 simple ways to explore minimalism

Minimalism sometimes gets a bad reputation as being cold, stark or too extreme. But minimalism as a lifestyle doesn’t have to be any of those things! In today’s post, I’m sharing 11 simple minimalist lifestyle tips to help you explore minimalism and start creating a version of a minimalist lifestyle that feels right for you! These minimalist lifestyle tips give you some suggestions of ways to begin exploring minimalism. They let you ease into a minimalist lifestyle by trying out a few ways to simplify your home and your life. This post contains affiliate links. Click here for our full […]

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Declutter Your Home: What to Do with the Stuff You’re Decluttering

Declutter Your Home - what to do with the stuff you're decluttering

Often when you’re decluttering your home, you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what to keep and what to get rid of. But don’t always think about what you’re going to do with the stuff you’re getting rid of until you’re faced with a big pile of stuff you’re decluttering, and no idea what to do with it! In fact, dealing with the stuff you’re decluttering can be one of the biggest roadblocks to achieving your decluttering goals. If you don’t have a plan for what you’ll do with the stuff you’re getting rid of, it can […]

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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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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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