Sitting down to look at your bank balance and where your money goes each month might not sound very exciting but it’s vital if we want to manage our money, build up savings and stay out of debt. Simplifying your finances will make it so much easier, simpler and quicker to manage your money, pay your bills and avoid the build up of paperwork. Here’s a very simple, step-by-step guide to simplifying your finances.
If decluttering your home and sorting through your stuff sounds too overwhelming or time-consuming, try out my 30 day declutter challenge. Break it down into manageable chunks by decluttering just one room, area or type of item each day. You’ll soon start to notice a difference and if you make it to the end of the month, then your home will be clutter-free and much easier to keep clean and tidy. Check out this post on how to declutter your home in 30 days.
Some people find decluttering really easy and once they’ve finished one room or area of their home, can’t wait to move on to the next. Others find it so tough they never really get started in the first place. Whatever your starting point, decluttering always means you’re keeping some things and letting other stuff go. But, how do you decide which is which? To simplify the decluttering process, check out my post on how do I decide what to declutter?
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.
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.
When you embrace Minimalism and apply it to different aspects of your life, you end up living a simpler life, free from unnecessary clutter and distractions. This simple life allows you more space, time and freedom to focus on what’s important and let go of the unimportant, whether that’s physical and material possessions or just mental clutter such as negative emotions, bad habits, limiting beliefs and mindsets. This simple life leads to an intentional life where you make careful, deliberate decisions about what’s important and what’s not and you become more intentional about everything that you do. Check out this post on intentional living and 4 easy ways you can live with intention now.
Minimalism once used to be associated with interior design but has now become a much more wide-spread and popular movement for people who no longer wish to spend their time, energy and money looking after lots of stuff and chasing lifestyles which are bigger and better than everyone else. Instead, they choose to get rid of anything that doesn’t add value, purpose or bring happiness into their life, so they can focus on what’s important to them. Overwhelmed, busy Mums who juggle so many demands and endless To Do lists need Minimalism to make things simpler, easier and to enable them to enjoy and embrace motherhood rather than just struggling to get through it. Check out this post on why Mums need Minimalism to make life easier.