Lifestyle & Mindset

Finding Balance in Minimalism

Minimalism isn’t a cookie cutter type of lifestyle, nor should it be. It’s different for every person who practices this approach to life. While I often give some guidelines or ideas about what to get rid of or how to make this lifestyle work for you, the goal isn’t for your version of minimalism to… Continue reading Finding Balance in Minimalism

Wardrobe

Don’t Limit the Colors in Your Wardrobe (If You Don’t Want To)

Note: I’ve written a similar post to this before, but I’ve learned a bit more since then. So basically this is an updated version. When you have a lot of clothes, it’s somewhat easy to have a large variety of colors represented in your wardrobe and still be able to create at least one outfit… Continue reading Don’t Limit the Colors in Your Wardrobe (If You Don’t Want To)

Lifestyle & Mindset

Giving Gifts as a Minimalist

Once choice a lot of people make when they decide they’d like to pursue minimalism is that they stop shopping are at least shop a lot less. But then someone’s birthday rolls around, or a holiday, and it’s tricky to know what to do. It’s not like the gift would add to your own clutter,… Continue reading Giving Gifts as a Minimalist

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

Lifestyle & Mindset

Buy Experiences, Not Things

If you’re trying to declutter your life and purchase less items, then you’re doing a lot less casual shopping. And if this was previously one of your go-to activities, you might be having a hard time figuring out what to do for fun instead. Here are a few ways you can still go out and… Continue reading Buy Experiences, Not Things

Organization, Wardrobe

Keep Clothing Organized in a Small Space

If you’re living in a small space, such as a dorm room or a small apartment, you might be having a hard time finding a home for everything you own. Even if you don’t own that much, it can be tricky to get organized when you live in a smaller space than you’re used to.… Continue reading Keep Clothing Organized in a Small Space

Decluttering

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

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

Organization

Workspace Tour

I've been doing a lot of decluttering, but my workspace has been pretty difficult. I've recently made quite a bit of progress and thought I'd show you what workspace at home looks like. Let me know if you have any suggestions for better ways to organize any of my drawers or shelves. Thanks for watching!… Continue reading Workspace Tour

Lifestyle & Mindset

When Are You Minimalist Enough?

When I first started decluttering, I hadn’t really learned much about what it meant to be a minimalist. All I knew was that I was tired of owning clothes that didn’t fit right or that I never wore. I started slowly working my way through my wardrobe and getting rid of pieces were uncomfortable, didn’t… Continue reading When Are You Minimalist Enough?

Money & Shopping

4 Ways to Treat Yourself While on a Budget

Self-care is really important to me. That doesn’t always mean pampering myself, but when it does, I’ve often ended up splurging in order to treat myself. Pedicures massages, or a trip to Starbucks can be a great way to relax, but they’re not the only option. Self-care means a lot of things. It means taking… Continue reading 4 Ways to Treat Yourself While on a Budget

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

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

Organization, Wardrobe

Clothing Storage Tips

Decluttering your wardrobe is an ongoing process. I’ve been working on getting to a place where I’m happy with every piece of clothing I own for the past few months, and I think I’m basically there at this point. In the process, I’ve moved from hanging most of my clothes to folding it. The only… Continue reading Clothing Storage Tips

Lifestyle & Mindset

What Living Simply Means to Me

As you might have read on a previous post, I’ve decided I want to declutter and live more simply. However, this is something that I’m already struggling with, as I own a lot of things. There are a lot of objects I own that were gifted to me or that bring back special memories. Moreover,… Continue reading What Living Simply Means to Me