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.
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
Minimalism can really boost your productivity, whether it’s in the workplace or at home. Removing unnecessary distractions, keeping your environment clear to avoid visual and mental clutter and enabling you to focus on the important tasks, all contribute to better productivity and time management. Busy Mums can always benefit from ways to do more in the time they’ve got available so check out my post on 7 ways Minimalism boosts productivity and time management for the busy Mum!
Have you ever wondered about the relationship between Minimalism and decluttering? Why do the two often go hand-in-hand? Can you have one without the other and which comes first? Can you declutter if you’re not a Minimalist and can you adopt Minimalism if you don’t declutter? Check out my post on the one essential difference between Minimalism and decluttering so you can get the most out of both!
Decluttering your home will bring you huge benefits. There’s less stuff to distract the mind and less stuff to look after, tidy and clean. But, what’s the next step after you’ve decluttered? Decluttering is just one tool or action to help you use Minimalism to make your life easier, simpler and full of the important things. Yet, to be a Minimalist and to really enable Minimalism to change your life for the better, you have to know how to think like a Minimalist. Check out this post and I’ll show you how!
Sometimes it helps to receive different perspectives on a subject. We all take in information differently and we have diverse interests and motivations. For those of you who’d like to delve deeper, check out this post listing some of the research into the psychological effects of Minimalism and decluttering.
Decluttering your home is really simple once you get the hang of it, but it can be a little daunting for those who are new to the whole thing. If you’re keen to try it yourself, but need some help getting started, then check out this post. Here are 50 things you can declutter at home right now. There’s also a free printable checklist for you to work through and tick off as you go. It’ll keep you on track and motivated!
Decluttering your home is one of the best things you can do to create more time for you and your family and cut out some of the stress and overwhelm for you. A decluttered home is so much easier and quicker to look after so you can focus on doing other things. Once you get the hang of it, decluttering is easy but there are a few things which many people get stuck on at first. Check out this post on how to declutter – common problems and FAQs (frequently asked questions)!