Minimalist gift guide – a list of 25 practical gift ideas

I used to spend days wracking my brain on what to get people. Days! It just took all the fun out of shopping and gifts and I started resenting the whole process. Then I started experimenting with mindful gift-giving until I began enjoying it – both receiving and giving.   If you haven’t already check […]

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Why I’m changing the name of my blog…

When I started my blog, I was excited to write about minimalism. I loved talking about decluttering and of different ways to simplify our lives. And don’t get me wrong, I still do. But with time, I realised that I want to do more with my blog, especially when it comes to fashion. The minimalism […]

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The ultimate guide to organising your closet

I remember that when I was a teenager and I was fantasising about my dream wardrobe. I wanted a spacious white walk-in closet filled with lots of different clothes that I would love and wear, and getting ready in the morning would feel like an experience. Then life happened, I accumulated more and more stuff […]

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Living with a non-minimalist – what to do?

Wouldn’t it be nice if our friends and family would join us on our minimalist journey? Life would be so much easier! But as we all know, we’re all different and what is important to you may not be important to someone else – so the big question is how can we deal with the […]

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How to declutter – books, paper and documents

A friend told me that she owns 400+ books and that she feels that she needs many lifetimes to read them all. If you feel you’re in the same situation – be it because of the number of books you have or piles of paper that accumulated over the years, then this is the article […]

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15 things I’ve stopped buying since becoming a minimalist

Since becoming a minimalist a lot has changed – I didn’t just declutter a few items and moved on. Instead, minimalism inspired me to keep asking the question: “How much do I really need?”. And with that, I started letting go of things and ideas I never thought I would. Here is a list of […]

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8 minimalist laundry tips to simplify your life

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly cleaned laundry and the knowledge that everything is washed and put away neatly? But getting there can be another story – things can pile up and we can feel overwhelmed and unorganised. But as always, there are some useful tips which we can utilise to simplify our laundry routine and make it more enjoyable and efficient 😉 1. […]

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4 signs it’s time to stop decluttering

When I started my journey of decluttering, I rarely heard people talking about over-decluttering. The majority of us have trouble letting go so it’s only sensible to give a lot of advice on how to declutter. But sometimes we can go a bit too far or we move too fast. So if you were ever […]

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5 minimalist tips for an organised & clutter-free home

So you’ve done all the work and you’ve decluttered all the categories in your home but now what? The good news is that you don’t have to declutter again and again in order to keep a tidy house. Instead, you can set up some guidelines that will help you to achieve this without you even […]

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How to declutter – digital life

Our digital life is probably something we don’t really think about when we’re talking about decluttering but it obviously still plays a vital role in our lives. Our phones and computers are probably some of the most used items in our day-to-day life so it only makes sense to design the layout in a way […]

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Minimalist packing tips – how to pack light?

Have you ever packed a lot more than you needed? And have you ever struggled to drag your big suitcases and luggage around only to find that you barely used half of the items that you packed? Oh yes, we’ve all been there. But now imagine having just the right amount of stuff and not […]

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Minimalist cleaning routine – best tips + DIY recipes

Cleaning is one of the things we just have to do especially if we want to truly enjoy our home and feel on top of our lives. And if, like many people, you find cleaning time-consuming, tedious and for the want of a better word, simply annoying then here are some things you can do […]

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How to declutter – clothes

Imagine opening your closet – and every single time you feel inspired. Imagine knowing which colours suit you best, which cuts are the most flattering on you and which clothes make you feel your best. And if this were possible, then wouldn’t you agree that getting dressed would be both easy and joyful? Well, the […]

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When and why does decluttering become difficult?

Decluttering can be a lot of fun, especially in the beginning when we see how much unwanted stuff we really need to part with and how it’s been holding us back. But there are other times when decluttering can be challenging and not understanding why this happens or what to do about it can really […]

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How to declutter – shoes

Did you know that most people only wear a few favourite pairs of shoes and everything else is left unused? In fact, some articles suggest that people only actually wear five pairs! So if that is true why do we still hold onto so many different shoes? As I shared in my blog post about […]

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How to declutter (use up) – beauty products

With time, our bathrooms and cabinets can become overfilled with different creams, washes, body lotions, shampoos, masks, special concoctions and every other possible cosmetic. We want to feel and look our best, so we believe by acquiring more and more items we’ll become the best version of ourselves. But the problem is that the process […]

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How to shop mindfully? Buy less and better

Minimalism starts with decluttering but with time, we also have to look at our spending habits because very few of us were taught how to shop mindfully. On the contrary, many of us define success through our material possessions and the media supports this by encouraging us to buy, buy, buy. Now, that doesn’t mean […]

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4 powerful decluttering questions

When decluttering, how do we decide what to keep? ‘What if’s’ or ‘how much something costs’ shouldn’t play a role when deciding whether to keep it or not. Here are questions that I think work best because they are both logical and practical and they also focus on how we feel when we are using […]

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How to declutter your home?

Now that you know what minimalism is and what the benefits are, you want to get started. But there are so many different methods available, so which one to choose? And the answer lies in how you want to approach this. For beginners or for quick decluttering sessions, I recommend trying out one of these […]

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The 3 biggest myths about minimalism

Sometimes misconceptions about minimalism can turn us away from trying it in the first place. We can feel like there is a right (and wrong) way of doing it and that it must look a certain way. And even if we do try it we don’t want to call ourselves a minimalist because we think […]

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5 quick & fun decluttering games

Minimalism doesn’t just have to be about long decluttering sessions and cleaning. It can be fun and quick! I’ve listed some fun games that make decluttering easier and are a great introduction for anyone considering minimalism because no matter how big or small the steps are, as long as we are moving in the right […]

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6 ways minimalism can improve your life

Decluttering takes time. It’s a process and not all people enjoy it. Some love it (like I did), but for some, it’s just something to get out of the way so they can feel lighter. There is no right or wrong way to do it. Nevertheless, our results must be worth the time and effort […]

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Why simplify your life?

You’ve probably heard about minimalism in art and music. Maybe also when it comes to interior design. But what does it mean when it comes to living? Does it mean our lives become colourless, boring and repetitive? No. It’s the opposite. It’s about what truly matters. It’s about letting go of stuff that doesn’t serve […]

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