Minimalists don’t like clutter and only keep what they love, need or adds value. So, what do you do when someone you love very generously gives you a gift? Do you stress about whether it’s going to add clutter, secretly plot to get rid of the gift later or do you stress about how to say ‘no thanks’ without offending them? To help you work out some easy (and kind) ways to manage the generosity of your loved ones, check out my quick guide to accepting gifts as a Minimalist.
Amongst other things, Christmas is a time of fun, magic and festive chaos for the whole family. For Mums, unfortunately, it’s also a time of stress, an extra-long list of things to do, remember and clear up and a never-ending battle against clutter. I love Christmas and to help you love it too, here’s a quick list of 30 things to organise and plan for Christmas so you can experience the magic of Christmas along with your kids!
As much as we love our kids, they do tend to bring an extra dose of chaos and clutter into our lives! I love the sound of my children having … Read More
Sometimes life happens to us and we find ourselves in circumstances that we hadn’t anticipated or planned. We’re a bystander in our life, not quite sure which path we took or the direction we were meant to choose instead. Wouldn’t it be better to seize the opportunities that life gives us and take control over its direction? Check out this post on why it’s important to show up for your life and some examples of how you can do exactly that!
So many people think about their material possessions and physical stuff when it comes to decluttering. But there’s a whole load of other things that we can declutter in our life that aren’t visible or tangible. If you’re looking to truly declutter your life and create more time, space and freedom by living simply, then check out this post on 10 things to declutter that aren’t actual things.
Do you ever have moments when you’ve got so many thoughts going around your head that you can’t think clearly? One of the most effective ways of getting clarity and focus is to get your thoughts out of your head and down onto paper where you can organise them and take action. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, check out this post on how to do a brain dump to declutter your mind.
Sitting down to look at your bank balance and where your money goes each month might not sound very exciting to most of us, but it’s vital if we want to manage our money, build up savings and stay out of debt. Simplifying your finances will make it so much easier, simpler and quicker to manage your money, pay your bills and avoid the build up of paperwork. I’m not an expert on money matters and I’m assuming that many of you aren’t either. So, here’s a very simple, step-by-step guide to simplify your finances that won’t have you burying your head in the sand!
Life can be complicated enough and it’s easy to get overloaded and overwhelmed. However, with some careful planning and a bit of thought, we can make it so much easier on ourselves. I can’t take away the challenges of life completely for you, but I can help you make some things a little bit simpler and less stressful. Check out this post on 15 ways to make life easier and simpler.
If decluttering your home and sorting through your stuff sounds too overwhelming or time-consuming, try out my 30 day declutter challenge. Break it down into manageable chunks by decluttering just one room, area or type of item each day. You’ll soon start to notice a difference and if you make it to the end of the month, then your home will be clutter-free and much easier to keep clean and tidy. Check out this post on how to declutter your home in 30 days.