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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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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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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Simplify your wardrobe (and life!) with a 10×10 wardrobe challenge!

Simplify your wardrobe - and life! - with a 10x10 wardrobe challenge!

I’m really looking forward to taking part in my first 10×10 wardrobe challenge! In today’s post, I’m sharing all about what a 10×10 wardrobe challenge is, how it works, why it’s a great experiment, along with my personal approach and what I’m learning! What is a 10×10 wardrobe challenge? The concept for the 10×10 wardrobe challenge was created by Lee Vosburgh of Style Bee in 2015. She came up with the idea to help her love her current wardrobe more, and get more creative with her clothes while she was doing a month-long shopping ban. The idea of the 10×10 […]

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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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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 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 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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Simple Christmas: Everything you Need to Simplify the Holidays

Simple Christmas: Everything you need to simplify the holidays

Today I’m sharing an awesome collection of posts to give you everything you’ll need to simplify the holidays. I’m gathering everything in one place to make it easy to create a simple Christmas this year. This collection of posts starts with big picture strategies you can use to keep your Christmas season as simple as possible. Then touches on how to avoid feeling overwhelmed by the influx of gifts during the holidays. And even gives you great gift ideas to give or suggest that won’t fill your house with clutter. I’ve gathered up all these posts in one place so […]

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