Maybe you have some serious New Years goals, or perhaps you are just getting to that point in life that you are ready to make things a little bit more simple. Whatever the reason, I have got a list of the absolute best in minimalist lifestyle posts to help you simplify your whole life. We’ll look at decluttering, downsizing, simplifying and organizing all different areas of your home and life!
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I am a firm believer in small steps being the complete key to success. Whenever you are starting new goals, often times the little changes you make are really where your success will come from. This article is completely dedicated to all those simple changes. They may not be things you typically hear or think about when it comes to simplifying but I promise they will all enhance the quality and simplicity of your life.
It’s crazy how people can affect your stress more than your clutter can. Just like it’s important to live a life with low clutter, it’s important to live a life free of the people who drag you down. As a former people pleaser I know how tough this can be. Just because it’s hard, doesn’t mean it’s not possible! I have successfully learned all the tricks to downsize your life from negative people. Of course, I am going to share them with you!
Just like I believe in taking things a step at a time, I believe in decluttering one room at a time. So if you have a big, clutter project to tackle, this post is absolutely perfect for getting you started without making you feel totally overwhelmed.
So often people think that downsizing or minimalism has to be all about the stuff that you own. This post flips that idea around. Instead, let’s dive into all the ways you can downsize your life a little without even touching your stuff. These tips have totally helped me create a new way of living that I will never go back from.
Downsizing is a big movement these days. The houses that are now called “starter homes” used to be what people purchased as forever homes. Many people who are continuously looking for bigger and better in life often find themselves sadder and with less money. We were no different. Almost four years ago, we downsized our house with our 3 kids and never looked back! For those people who don’t know how it’s possible to downsize with a family, this post will give you some of the reassurance that you need!
Often times people don’t understand how my blog can focus so heavily on minimalism and money. The reason being, when a lot of people think of having more money they also think of having more stuff. In fact, quite the opposite is true. Minimalism can bring you so much more wealth (and purpose) in life and this post is all about how you can do it.
Sometimes we don’t have an entire day to get serious about cleaning our houses or taking the time to declutter. That’s ok. I created this post to specifically narrow down the tasks that you can do when you only have 10 minutes to get them done!
Downsizing your schedule! Isn’t that every persons dream? Less running around and more time to soak up all the little joys in life? That’s my dream at least. This post is super helping in teaching you how to narrow down you priorities in order to create a schedule that perfectly fits with your life’s purpose and plans.
Minimalist don’t really like owning a lot of stuff that they know they won’t get much use out of, right? But what about those random times when they really wish they would have held onto something because they need it for a day? That’s probably one of the greatest fears of getting rid of something isn’t it? What if I need it some day? Well, the new minimalist trend of renting equipment just might help put your mind at ease!
I absolutely love spending time in the kitchen. Cooking, baking…not so much cleaning. When I got more intentional about my minimalist journey and began learning more about how to care for the environment, I knew there were some changes I needed to make. These 10 changes you can make in the kitchen are things we have actually done as a family. Get some ideas on what you could do to have a more sustainable kitchen and even help yourself save some money!
More than anything our thoughts are what keep us holding onto stuff for far too long. These 3 thoughts are the ones that are usually the most responsible. In this post, you’ll get a glimpse as to what these thoughts are, why they hold you back and how you can overcome them.
There are 4 major things that people do when they start their minimalism journey that can actually set them back. This post is designed to help put your mind at ease so you can start minimalism with the right state of mind and start being successful more quickly.
When you first start downsizing, even though it may be overwhelming, it’s a good idea to try to make some of your money back. Fortunately there are some great options available to you when you first start decluttering your things. This post will give you some tips on how to make a little extra cash when you are getting rid of unused clutter.
There are a variety of ways that we can fill our days up with the wrong things. Even if we have good intentions. This post lays out 26 super helpful ways to help you take back your time!
This is a diet designed for more than just your body. What this post is designed to do is help you completely transform your entire life into a minimalist state of mind. Minimalism can improve all areas of your life and this post will help you get started.
You may have heard by now that clutter can add to your anxiety and depression symptoms. This post will take you through some of the evidence and help you get a better hold on any symptoms that you might be struggling with in these areas.
These 5 simple steps are probably the most practical ones to help you begin to live a more intentional, minimalist lifestyle today.
This post is laid out to help you stop running around like a crazy person all the time! There are so many errands that you are doing each week that could be completely eliminated all together. This post lays out 6 things you can quit today in order to get more time back in your week!
If I can stop myself from having to clean more, then you better believe I absolutely will. Part of the reason we downsized was so I could spend less time cleaning. These 5 habits are things I have adopted in order to do-less and clean less every single day, even though I have 3 kids.
I’m a minimalist but I also believe in letting your kids have a childhood. If you totally feel me on this, then you’ll love this post. It’s all about how to keep toys simple, live intentional and still allow your kids to be kids.
Someday I hope to own a tiny home. It’s a dream I’m pretty open about. Even living in a smaller home I have had to get creative about saving space and these 8 ideas are absolutely GENIUS when it comes to making the most out of the space you have.
Other countries seem to be killing it when it comes to minimalist living. There are 13 lessons in this post from different cultures around the world on how to live more minimalist.
So many minimalist home decor posts make you feel like your space has got to be all white and you can only own a bed. In this post I’ve taken a little bit more realistic approach that encourages you to fill your space with what brings you the most joy while still keeping it simple.
Confession: When I started my minimalist journey I felt like I wasn’t allowed to own clothes. What this did was in a way make me lose a piece of my identity. I had always loved clothes. While this love lead me to have a serious shopping problem, my style still brought me joy. It took a while to find balance with shopping, clothes and minimalism but I finally did it. This post might help you gather some ideas if you totally know what I mean.
My personal favorite place to start when it comes to decluttering is right in your kitchen. Use these simple tips to help get you started and give you some ideas on what you could be downsizing first.
There is a planner out there that was created by my favorite organizational guru, Abby Lawson. This post will share with you all the awesome perks of her planner and how you can use it to benefit you.
Everyone. I mean everyone needs to be spending less time on social media. Trust me, I absolutely love using social media but I have also had to find a way to love it while spending as little time as possible on it! Here are 5 super easy ways you can cut back too!
A total minimalist cleanse right here. If you want ideas on how to start simplifying every single area of your life then this post is one you are going to want to check out.