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

Take Care of Yourself

When we talk about self-care, we often refer to bubble baths, spa days, or lying in bed all day reading a book. Essentially, we talk about all the little treats we want to give ourselves for surviving the stresses of life. And while these indulgences are nice and can help us decompress, that’s not all… Continue reading Take Care of Yourself

Organization

How to Create a Functional To-Do List

If you’re trying to be organized and get a lot of tasks done, then you likely have a to-do list. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your to-do list.   Write tasks down as they come up. If something comes up that you need to get done, add it to… Continue reading How to Create a Functional To-Do List

Wardrobe

Reasons to Buy Clothing Secondhand

One life change I’ve been working to make is to shop less for clothing. I know I have just about everything I could need to put together enough outfits on any given week, so I’m trying to spend less time and money shopping for new clothes. However, when I do choose to shop, I try… Continue reading Reasons to Buy Clothing Secondhand

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

Wardrobe

How to Curate an Effortless Wardrobe

One big advantage to having a smaller wardrobe is that it’s often so much easier to figure out what to wear in the morning. The reason for this is that a smaller wardrobe means that you wear everything regularly and therefore you know which pieces work together and how they fit you. But at the… Continue reading How to Curate an Effortless Wardrobe

Organization

My Mindset for Time Management

Throughout the decluttering process, I’ve started to be aware of more than just my physical possessions. I’ve also started to put more thought into my what I spend my time doing, watching, and listening to. I’ve already written before about how I’ve made some changes to the way I use my phone in order to… Continue reading My Mindset for Time Management

Eco-Friendliness, Money & Shopping

4 Purchases That Will Help You Be More Eco-Friendly

Usually I don’t encourage you to make new purchases. Today, however, I will be sharing with you some purchases that you can make to help out the environment. The whole purpose behind these purchases would be to produce less waste and to use these items many, many times. If you already own some of these… Continue reading 4 Purchases That Will Help You Be More Eco-Friendly

Lifestyle & Mindset

How a Routine Has Helped My Mental Health

I’ve dealt a lot with depression and anxiety in the past. I’ve had quite a few ups and downs, and what I’ve realized is that I always feel more in control and more settled when I have some sort of routine in place. When I talk about a routine I don’t mean that I do… Continue reading How a Routine Has Helped My Mental Health

Lifestyle & Mindset, Organization

Morning Routine Tips

I’m not much of a morning person and usually have a hard time getting out of bed. Working from home doesn’t make it any easier because I don’t have to be anywhere right away. But the truth is that the earlier I wake up the more productive I am throughout the day. This is why… Continue reading Morning Routine Tips

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

Lifestyle & Mindset

On Letting People In

How do you say, “I need you” without letting yourself become vulnerable? I wish I knew. Because sometimes I really do need you, but I just don’t know how to put the words together. In the past, I’ve allowed myself to become vulnerable with all the wrong people. So because of that, I think I’m… Continue reading On Letting People In