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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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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What is Minimalism? Plus 8 Things it’s NOT

What is Minimalism? Plus 8 Things it's NOT

Minimalism is a concept that has been gaining popularity lately. And for good reason! There are many benefits of living with less. But there are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about what a minimalist lifestyle is exactly, and what it’s not. In today’s post, I want to address what is minimalism, plus 8 things a simple minimalist lifestyle is not as well. Minimalism is one of those concepts, much like simple living where it can mean different things to different people. And that’s ok. Minimalism is something that should be personal and unique to the person living it. There is […]

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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 Fast: 15 ways to get rid of clutter quickly

How to declutter fast: 15 ways to get rid of clutter quickly

Today’s post is all about how to declutter fast! If you want to get rid of the clutter quickly, these 15 decluttering tips are just what you need. Learn how to make the most of your decluttering time and efforts so you can clear the clutter quickly and start enjoying a clutter-free home! When you decide you want to declutter your home, it’s common to want to get it over with as quickly and as easily as possible. Decluttering your home takes time. It likely took years to accumulate all the stuff currently in your home. Most of us can’t […]

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