Why Decluttering is Important for Self-Care: Choosing less to improve your well-being

Why decluttering is important for self-care: choosing less to improve your well-being

At first, it might not seem like decluttering your house has much to do with self-care. But I’ve realized that not only is decluttering your home a way to practice self-care. But decluttering is important for self-care. Really important in fact! Today I’m sharing why clearing the clutter and choosing to own less can help you take better care of yourself – physically, mentally and emotionally! What is self-care? Self-care is actions we take to protect and improve our own health, well-being and happiness. While many of us think of bubble baths, manicures and massages as acts of self-care, it […]

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12 Quick & Easy Habits to Maintain a Clutter-Free Home

12 quick & easy habits to maintain a clutter-free home

Decluttering is an important part of simplifying your home and your life. If you simply have too much stuff it’s hard to maintain a clutter-free home. Much less an organized or functional home. Not to mention, too much stuff can make your life more stressful than it needs to be! But as important as decluttering is, it’s not the only important strategy to simplify your home and life. Establishing habits and routines to maintain a clutter-free home are equally as important as clearing the clutter to begin with. If you don’t have solid routines and habits to keep your home […]

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How to Make Decluttering Easier with One Simple Question

How to make decluttering easier with one simple question

Today I’m sharing one simple idea/question to make decluttering easier and simplify the whole process of creating a clutter-free home! Decluttering your home can be a lot of work. When you’re facing years worth of clutter, sometimes it can even feel overwhelming. Or maybe you’re making good progress decluttering, but are finding it difficult to decide what to keep and what to get rid of. Or maybe you are ready to go deeper and declutter more than just the obvious, easy stuff, but the harder stuff too. What takes up your space, takes up your time The idea that can […]

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How to Find the Motivation to Declutter your Home

How to find the motivation to declutter your home

The start of the new year is a time when many of us get the urge to purge. We’re ready for a fresh start, a clean slate and a clutter-free home. But the trouble is, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to declutter, even when you really want to! Maybe the thought of decluttering leaves you feeling completely overwhelmed. Or maybe you don’t even know where to start! Simple ways to find your motivation to declutter! There’s no doubt that clearing the clutter from your home can be a big project. But if you are struggling to […]

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How to Create Time & Space to Connect During the Holidays

How to Create Time & Space to Connect During the Holidays

Today I’m excited to share a wonderful guest post from writer Deborah Fingerlow. Deborah is sharing all about how to create time and space to connect during the holidays. Learn more about how to design a holiday season that works for you and your life right now. Deborah shares her best tips to slow down, simplify and figure out what matters most to you during the holidays. I think you’ll really enjoy Deborah’s thoughtful, authentic and practical advice to simplify the holidays. All so you can create more time to connect during the holidays with the people you love most. […]

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How to Declutter Before the Holidays: 11 Awesome Ways to Simplify

How to declutter before the holidays: 11 awesome ways to simplify

The holiday season always seems to come with more: more food, more décor, more busyness, more shopping, more STUFF! But it doesn’t have to be that way. And it certainly doesn’t have to overwhelm you or leave you feeling stressed and burnt out. Today I’m sharing 11 awesome ways to simplify and declutter before the holidays. Together, let’s simplify now, so we can all celebrate (and enjoy!) the holiday season more! I’ve written before about how to plan for a simpler holiday season. You can read more about how to handle the influx of gifts when you’re working to declutter […]

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10 Awesome Books to Inspire a Simpler Life

10 awesome books to inspire a simpler life

Today I’m sharing my recommendation of 10 awesome books to inspire a simpler life. I’m including 5 of my favourite simplifying and minimalism books I’ve read and loved. As well as 5 books to inspire a simpler life on my reading list I can’t wait to dive into! One of my favourite places to find inspiration and motivation to declutter, simplify and embrace minimalism is books. When I first started decluttering, I devoured books, blogs, articles and anything else I could find on the subject. These resources helped me confirm the benefits of choosing less when I first began decluttering. And […]

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How to Survive (and enjoy!) the Holidays as a Highly Sensitive Person

How to survive - and enjoy! - the holidays as a Highly Sensitive Person

The holiday season can be a busy time of year for many of us. Between the activities, shopping, gatherings, cooking, decorating, hosting, visiting, travelling, etc. it can be a lot. This is especially true if you’re navigating the holidays a Highly Sensitive Person. Today I’m sharing some great ways to not only survive but even enjoy the holidays as a Highly Sensitive Person. These tips are great for anyone looking to simplify and find a slower pace during the holidays. Use these tips to say goodbye to the holiday hustle. If you want to create a holiday season filled with more […]

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Tiny Living: What It Is and Why People Love It

Tiny Living: What it is and why people love it

Tiny living is a concept that’s been gaining popularity in the last few years. I find it fascinating to see how people are able to create big lives in small spaces. Choosing to live in a tiny home means living a minimalist life becomes a necessity. Because space and storage space are at a premium, everything you choose to keep must work hard for you to earn its place in your home. Bigger homes can sometimes be a hindrance to our decluttering and simplifying efforts. When you have space to keep things, it can be easy to hold on to […]

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