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.
Minimalists don’t like clutter and only keep what they love, need or adds value. So, what do you do when someone you love very generously gives you a gift? Do you stress about whether it’s going to add clutter, secretly plot to get rid of the gift later or do you stress about how to say ‘no thanks’ without offending them? To help you work out some easy (and kind) ways to manage the generosity of your loved ones, check out my quick guide to accepting gifts as a Minimalist.
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!
Home is where the heart is. You want your home to reflect your family’s personality and be a space where you can relax, have fun and spend time in. But, if you’re looking to make your home simpler, calmer and much easier to look after as well, then read this post on how to make your home more minimalist. You’ll see that you can create a minimalist home that works for your family without having just bare white walls and no furniture! Check out my simple guide to creating a minimalist family home that works for you!
Minimalism once used to be a word associated with interior design. Nowadays it has a much broader definition and has become a popular and sweeping movement amongst those who want to live a more intentional and simpler life.
For those of you who are new to the whole idea or intrigued to learn more about how it can help busy mums with busy families, read my post on what is minimalism and 4 things it’s definitely not.