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 itโ€™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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