6 High-Impact Ways to Start Simplifying your Kitchen

6 high-impact ways to start simplifying your kitchen

Simplifying your kitchen can have a very positive impact on your home and your life. Not only is the kitchen a well-used, hard-working space, but the kitchen is usually the heart of the home. It’s where we eat, cook, hang out and often gather with friends and family. Our kitchens work hard for us and most of us use the kitchen many times a day. Simplifying your kitchen can help make cooking, cleaning, eating, connecting and life in general easier! Today, I’m sharing 6 high-impact ways you can simplify your kitchen to start experiencing the positive benefits of a simplified […]

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7 Steps to Declutter your Home and Embrace Minimalism

7 Steps to Declutter Your Home

Use this simple, 7-step process to declutter your home and create a simplified, more minimalist home you’ll love! Plus, sign up at the bottom of this post to get access to a free pdf workbook to guide you through these 7 steps to make decluttering even easier. If you’re ready to declutter your home and your life and embrace a simpler, more minimalist lifestyle, this post has everything you need to get started. Getting started can be the hardest part Often, taking the first steps of decluttering can be the hardest. The thought of decluttering your whole house might feel […]

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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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How to Simplify the Holidays: Stress Less, Enjoy More

How to Simplify the Holidays: Stress Less, Enjoy More

Today’s post is all about how to simplify the holidays so you can stress less and enjoy the holidays more. Why simplify the holidays? Ah, the holiday season. A time filled with magic, giving and wonder. Or at least that’s what it’s supposed to be. But for many of us, the holidays can quickly become stressful and overwhelming. Becoming one of the busiest, most expensive, and most draining times of the year. But there are ways to simplify the holidays and live intentionally even during the holiday hustle. Read on for ways to take the chaos, stress and craziness out […]

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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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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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12 Reasons We Keep Clothes We Don’t Wear and How to Move Past Them

12 Reasons We Keep Clothes We Don't Wear & How to Move Past Them

This post is all about the common reasons we keep clothes we don’t wear or love. And how to move past these common challenges to simplify and declutter your wardrobe. Many of us (myself included!) sometimes struggle to let go of clothes, even those we know we no longer love or wear. And in noticing this, I realized there are some common reasons why we keep clothes we don’t wear anymore. Common stumbling blocks that are easy to get tripped up on when trying to purge your closet. And these common reasons that make it difficult to let go of […]

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Minimalist Living: It’s Not About Your Stuff

Minimalist Living: It's not about your stuff!

When I first started decluttering and simplifying our home, it was very much about our stuff. What we were keeping, what we were getting rid of, how much was enough, how much was too much, etc. But what I didn’t realize was that my journey into minimalist living would become about so much more than just our stuff. Simplifying went from an action I was taking to make life easier and became a lifestyle and a mindset that guides the way we live instead. Minimalist living usually starts with your “stuff” Many people’s journey towards minimalist living starts with a […]

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The Most Popular Decluttering & Minimalism Blog Posts of the Year

The Most Popular Decluttering & Minimalism Blog Posts of the Year

Just for fun, I’ve rounded up the top 10 most popular decluttering, simplifying and minimalism blog posts from this year. I always enjoy taking some time at the end of the year to reflect on the past year. I like to look at the ways I’ve changed and grown, what goals I met and what goals are still left to work towards, what worked and what didn’t, etc.  And one of my favourite ways of reflecting on the blog is by seeing what posts resonated most with readers! It’s always interesting to see which posts readers enjoyed the most or […]

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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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