Decluttering is a wonderful method of getting rid of the clutter in your own home and saying goodbye to stuff that you don’t use, don’t like, don’t need and which takes up space in your home, heart and mind. However, decluttering your belongings isn’t where the true benefit lies. The real difference comes when you change your attitude to the things you have in your home, your belongings. Intentionally deciding to have fewer physical possessions and owning less things, is where you can really change your life for the better. Check out this post on 20 reasons to own less stuff and why decluttering is only the first part of the story.
Although growing in popularity, Minimalism can be a difficult concept to get your head around and there are lots of misconceptions about what Minimalism is and what it isn’t. To help break it down for you, check out this post on Minimalism Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide to Minimalism and the benefits of a Minimalist lifestyle. I’ve included practical tips and lots of information about how you can live a simple, intentional life that really supports you by getting rid of the clutter in your home, heart and mind to make space for the things that are truly important to you.
Living a minimalist life means that you’re focusing on the things that really matter most to you. I think all of us can benefit from re-evaluating our priorities to stop us being distracted by unnecessary clutter that takes up our valuable time, energy and essentially our freedom. But, I think that out of all the groups of people who can benefit from making lifestyle changes that help us pour the best of ourselves into those priorities, its mothers that have the most to gain. Check out this post on Minimalism and motherhood and 7 ways Minimalism makes me a better mother.
Minimalism has changed my life for the better in so many ways. In this post I’ve picked just 3 reasons to be Minimalist, for which I’m grateful each and every day. If you’re new to Minimalism, struggling to get started or just want a reminder of how Minimalism can improve your life, then read on. Here are some daily reminders to inspire a more intentional lifestyle and 3 reasons to be Minimalist.
I think Minimalism and Minimalist living gets a bad wrap because many people mistakenly believe it means throwing everything out and living with as few possessions as possible. I don’t think that Minimalism has to be like this at all. It just depends on how you interpret Minimalism and how you find a way to incorporate it into your existing lifestyle. Minimalism can really benefit you and your family so if you’d like to give it a go, check out this post on 7 easy ways to start becoming Minimalist and try it for yourself.
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 …
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.