From being career woman to stressed out, frazzled working mum, simplifying my life was one of the best things I ever did to improve my family’s quality of life. When you’re juggling all the plates in the air and trying to do too much, you lose focus of what’s really important in your life. Make a few changes to slow things down, declutter your home, your mind, your calendar and your life. Choose a simple life that gives you more time, space and freedom to prioritise the people and things that mean the most to you. Find out how simple living can help you with my 20 ways to simplify your life so you can create a life that you and your family love!
Simplifying your life through choosing a simple living lifestyle takes time and motivation but it definitely pays off! Check out this post on why simple living means so much to me and my five vital lessons from learning how to simplify my life which benefitted both me and my family. Simple living is for everyone. It’s not about taking everything away and making you live with nothing. A simplified life is full in so many ways and this post will give you some practical tips on how to simplify your life too.
The long month of January is over and February arrives to bring cold temperatures and bracing winds. It’s the month of love with Valentine’s day, half term holidays for those with kids at school and plenty of time wrapped up indoors to think about how you can declutter your home this Spring. Check out these things to do in February to simplify, organise and enjoy your mum-life!
Setting up routines to manage your home and stay on top of the chores can save you lots of time and energy. Doing things regularly, little and often, will keep the clutter and mess away and your home won’t really get the chance to get that dirty! It won’t take you long to get everything done that you NEED to do so you have more time and energy to do the things that you WANT to do, and still have a lovely clean home as well! If this sounds good, then check out my 10 easy routines to keep the home clean and tidy.
Goals are useful if you’re looking to make changes in your life and not only want to take action, but to make sure that you follow them through and be accountable to yourself for achieving them. There are so many goals that you could work towards that sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start. To help create achievable, realistic goals that focus on some of the most important aspects of your life, check out this post on how to set goals that really count.
Decluttering your home can be a huge task if you’ve never done it before, have a lot of stuff, don’t have much time or energy or aren’t in the right mindset to just dig in and get started. To help you declutter your home, one day and one step at a time, check out this post on 365 ways to declutter your home in 365 days.
Being a Mum is the most precious and rewarding job in the world. But it can also be one of the hardest. Nothing can prepare you for how much your life will change and the impact it will have on you, your relationships and your sense of self. Learn how to make things easier by making them simpler with my short and completely FREE email course, Simplify Your Life.
Making changes, especially big ones, can be scary and confusing. It’s sometimes difficult to know what to change, let alone how to do it. Unless you dive right in, it’s more than likely that you’ll never start, or you’ll start and then won’t keep them up. Let me make it easier by suggesting a few key areas of your life that you can work on first. They’ll really make a big difference in a short time so you’re motivated to keep them up. Check out this post on 4 focus areas if you want to make real changes in your life.
January can be a dark, miserable and very long month after the festive fun of Christmas. Some of us may have eaten too much, drunk too much or spent too much (and maybe all three)?! I love Christmas but I also love January because it feels like a fresh beginning and the opportunity to make changes and start a new chapter in my life. If you’re looking to re-focus and start to make some real changes for you and your family, check out these things to do in January to simplify, organise and enjoy your life!