9 Simple Self-Care Ideas to Bring More Balance to a Busy Life

9 Simple Self-Care Ideas to Bring More Balance to a Busy Life

In today’s post, I’m sharing 9 simple self-care ideas. Giving you practical, realistic and achievable ways to take better care of yourself. And help bring more balance to your life in the process. Our misunderstanding of self-care Self-care can often be a misunderstood term that can lead to a lot of confusion about what it really is. In short, self-care isn’t just bubble baths and pedicures (although those definitely can be acts of self-care!). Self-care includes anything we do to improve our well-being and take better care of our physical, mental and emotional health. Sometimes this includes fun luxuries like […]

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How to Improve Your Motivation: Simple Tips to Help

How to Improve Your Motivation: Simple Tips to Help

Struggling to find motivation is one of the biggest challenges I hear from people who are decluttering and simplifying. Today I’m sharing a guest post from BetterHelp focusing on tips to help improve your motivation. Whether you want to find the motivation to clear the clutter and simplify your home, or just improve your motivation in general, these tips will help. No one feels motivated all the time. Sometimes you feel energized and ready to tackle a big project. Other times you may have no motivation at all. Or maybe you find yourself stuck in a rut and struggling to […]

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How to Stop Impulse Buying & Shop More Intentionally

How to Stop Impulse Buying & Shop More Intentionally

In today’s post, I’m sharing some helpful tips to help you learn how to stop impulse buying and shop more intentionally instead. You’ll learn practical things you can do to reduce the temptation for impulse purchases. As well as ways to shift your mindset, habits and behavioural patterns to make it easier to avoid impulse buying too. What are impulse purchases? Simply put, impulse purchases are things you buy that you weren’t planning to buy until you saw them in a store or on a website. They can be small things like a treat or magazine while you’re waiting in […]

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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

In today’s post, I’m sharing some great ways to not only survive, but also 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. The tips in this post are great for anyone looking to simplify and find a slower pace during the holidays. But they are especially useful if you’re a Highly Sensitive Person. Use these tips to say […]

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How to Easily Handle Gifts as a Minimalist Family

How to easily handle gifts as a minimalist family

Today’s post is all about how to easily handle gifts that come with times like birthdays or the holidays. Especially if you’re decluttering, simplifying or embracing a more minimalist lifestyle. It’s the time of year where the holiday season is about to kick into high gear. One of the biggest concerns people who are decluttering and embracing a minimalist lifestyle have is how to handle gifts during the holidays and on birthdays. Especially if you have kids who are lucky enough to have many people who love them and buy them gifts. I want to help alleviate some of your […]

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5 Ways Simplifying Helps You Create a More Intentional Life

5 Ways Simplifying Helps You Create a More Intentional Life

Are you craving a more intentional life? One where you feel like your days bring you satisfaction and contentment? Knowing you’re living in a way that aligns with your values & what matters most to you? If so, you’re in the right place! Today I’m sharing 5 ways simplifying your home and your life can help you create a life that feels meaningful, purposeful and intentional. Seeking simplicity Many of us are drawn to simplifying when we feel overwhelmed. Feeling overwhelmed by clutter. Overwhelmed by a busy schedule. Overwhelmed by the amount of time and energy our homes are demanding […]

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Calm Home: 13 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home

Calm Home: 13 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home

As you’re decluttering and simplifying, one of your goals may be to create a calmer, more peaceful home. A calm home where you can rest, relax and recharge. Instead of a home that leaves you feeling overwhelmed, stressed and exhausted. A calming, peaceful home sounds pretty good. But how do you actually create a calmer home? Especially if your home feels anything but calming right now? It will take some time and effort to transform your home into a more peaceful, calm home. But there are things you can start doing right now to transform your home into your own […]

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What Does it Mean to Simplify Your Life?

What Does it Mean to Simplify Your Life?

Today’s post is all about unpacking the specifics of what it means to simplify your life. You’ve probably heard words like decluttering, simplifying, simple living, etc. tossed around plenty of times. But maybe you’re wondering, what does it actually mean to simplify your life? One of the reasons a term like “simplify your life” can be a bit ambiguous, is because it can mean different things to different people. Maybe you consider decluttering your home simplifying your life. But someone else might think simplifying your life is more about being intentional with how you spend your time. And here’s the […]

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How to Take Care of Your Clothes & Help Your Simplified Wardrobe Last Longer

(sleeve and front of a teal knit sweater on a white background) Title graphic: How to Take Care of Your Clothes & Help Your Simplified Wardrobe Last Longer

Today’s post will share some simple tips to help you learn how to take care of your clothes and help them last longer. Specifically, to help you keep the clothes in your simplified or capsule wardrobe in good condition to last longer. But they are also good tips for anyone hoping to extend the life of their clothes. Regardless of how big or small their wardrobe is. Does a smaller wardrobe mean your clothes wear out faster? When I first simplified my wardrobe and created a capsule wardrobe, I was concerned that fewer clothes would mean more wear and tear […]

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5 Incredible Benefits of Date Night at Home & How to Make it Happen!

5 Incredible Benefits of Date Night at Home & how to make it happen!

I’m excited to share a wonderful guest post today from the folks at Crated with Love. The post is all about how having a date night at home can be a great way to connect with your partner. And how to make those date nights at home happen! Not only are there plenty of ways to have a fun date night at home. But there are a lot of benefits of taking the time and making the effort to find ways to connect with your partner and have a date night. Even if you don’t leave the house! I hope […]

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