Decluttering

Decluttering Tips for New Minimalists

Start small. Small victories will help you feel accomplished and therefore help you stay motivated in the process. So start with some small areas that will be relatively easy to deal with. Choose a few drawers or maybe a bathroom to sort through. The ideal starting point will have quite a bit you want to… Continue reading Decluttering Tips for New Minimalists

Decluttering, Lifestyle & Mindset

Mental Decluttering Tips

When it comes to decluttering, we usually focus on our physical space. It’s equally important, though, to worry about keeping a clear mind as well. Here are a few tips to help you avoid feeling like your mind is getting cluttered with junk. Decide which things you care about most. It’s easy to say yes… Continue reading Mental Decluttering Tips

Decluttering, Wardrobe

Tips for Ethically Decluttering Your Wardrobe

When you start to declutter, it can be easy to simply throw all the items you don’t want or need anymore into boxes and bags before hauling them over to the nearest thrift store. But sometimes that might not be the best solution. When you’re decluttering, think about the next life for the items you’re… Continue reading Tips for Ethically Decluttering Your Wardrobe

Decluttering, Wardrobe

Effortlessly Declutter Your Wardrobe

Flip your hangers around. Once you’ve worn items, hang them back up the normal way. After a couple months, whichever items are still facing the opposite direction are obviously the ones you’re not really wearing. Keep in mind to avoid getting rid of items that aren’t in season. Just because you haven’t worn your jacket… Continue reading Effortlessly Declutter Your Wardrobe

Decluttering, Money & Shopping

Consuming Media as a Minimalist

Consuming different types of media, such as books, magazines, TV shows, movies, or YouTube videos can be a lot of fun. It’s entertaining and often educational. But DVDs, CDs, books, and other items such as these can end up taking up a lot of space. Get a library card - and use it. Instead of… Continue reading Consuming Media as a Minimalist

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How Decluttering Has Simplified My Life

I talk a lot about decluttering. How to do it, what you should get rid of, what I’ve gotten rid of… And while I’ve talked about it before, I’d like to go back to why I’ve been decluttering and what it is about owning less that is so appealing today. So today I’m sharing with… Continue reading How Decluttering Has Simplified My Life

Decluttering, My Life & Thoughts

Why Sentimental Items Are So Important to Me

If you know anything about me from reading this blog, it’s that I like to keep my life and possessions pretty decluttered. While I try to let go of as much as I can and only hold onto the items that I believe truly add value to my life in some way, I also can… Continue reading Why Sentimental Items Are So Important to Me

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5 Spaces You Might Have Forgotten to Declutter

This post is for anyone who’s been trying to declutter the spaces around them. Maybe you’ve already gone through some of the more obvious stuff like your closet or your work space. But here are some of the spaces you might have forgotten about decluttering and reorganizing. The glove compartment. I have a terrible tendency… Continue reading 5 Spaces You Might Have Forgotten to Declutter

Decluttering, Organization

Bathroom Decluttering and Organization Tips

I’ve always been the girl that creates bathroom clutter. All the tiny lotions, almost-empty shampoo bottles, miscellaneous beauty products, and (oddly enough) excessive amounts of floss have always made it difficult for me to keep a clean bathroom. If you take a look at my bathroom now, though, it’s a lot cleaner and far more… Continue reading Bathroom Decluttering and Organization Tips

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How to Avoid Building Up Clutter Again

Have you ever decluttered and then found that just a few months later you need to go through the process again? I’ve written before about how to keep your wardrobe minimal, but that’s not the only area that needs to be maintained in order to avoid new clutter. While some of the wardrobe tips can… Continue reading How to Avoid Building Up Clutter Again

Decluttering, Lifestyle & Mindset

What Minimalists Should Get Rid Of

I’ve seen so many articles, videos, and blog posts out there where a minimalist will mention pretty specific examples of items he or she believes everyone should get rid of. These range from stuffed animals to old magazines to anything you have more than one of. And while I understand the idea behind this type… Continue reading What Minimalists Should Get Rid Of

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4 Ways You Can Jump-Start Your Decluttering Process

Decluttering can at first feel like a huge task. There are so many random items and storage spaces to worry about, even when you live in a smaller space. The task can feel daunting, and I know that at first I was pretty unsure about where to start. But over time, I learned a few… Continue reading 4 Ways You Can Jump-Start Your Decluttering Process

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3 Tips for Decluttering Mindfully

When people choose to start living with less, this usually means they start working on decluttering their belongings. Decluttering can end up meaning that we hurt the environment, though, because we end up adding so many items to the landfill. It can be easy to simply want to throw everything in the dumpster and never… Continue reading 3 Tips for Decluttering Mindfully

Decluttering, Wardrobe

Ways to Maintain a Minimalist Wardrobe

I recently wrote a post about decluttering your wardrobe and ways to reorganize it. The tips were pretty general, and they were aimed at people who are just starting out in the decluttering process or who were just interested in reorganizing their wardrobe. However, I want to go into more detail about how to keep… Continue reading Ways to Maintain a Minimalist Wardrobe

Decluttering, Lifestyle & Mindset

Decluttering on Social Media

Throughout this new journey toward a minimalistic lifestyle, I’ve found myself reevaluating my online life. Like most people, I have several social media accounts and spend plenty of time on the internet, both on my phone and on my laptop. I’ve been trying to come up with ways to figure out how I can cut… Continue reading Decluttering on Social Media

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Some Benefits of Decluttering

I’ve recently been looking into the minimalistic lifestyle and reading a lot on decluttering and downsizing one’s possession’s. From all this research I’ve done, I’ve found that there are a lot of benefits to having a clean living space. However, I didn’t really understand these benefits until I started to declutter my own space. I… Continue reading Some Benefits of Decluttering