I have a messy, unorganised brain. I have no speed limits, no traffic lights, just pure chaos of thoughts. Living minimally can be the easy bit; for me, it is anyway. Give me a bag, and I'll fill it for stuff to charity! But my head, I don't think I ever believed it would be… Continue reading Decluttering Your Mind
As you've probably gathered by now I hate to do the clothes washing, the drying of them, the folding and then the putting away! When I became familiar with minimalism, one of the main things which attracted me was able to reduce the number of clothes which we all owned, including the boys. Minimalist wardrobes… Continue reading Minimalist Kids Wardrobes
I am always amazed at the sheer number of toys which come into our house! Two small humans probably own more toys than we do furniture!! And let's not get started on lego... I honestly believe that lego is probably the cause of so many parents stresses and breakdowns! though secretly we all love it… Continue reading Minimalist Toys
You know the feeling when you open up the wardrobe and everything is messy, falling out and in no order at all? It takes time, which you don't have, to pick out something to wear. Trying on clothes which are too small, too big, or just not quite right. Ending up wearing the same outfits… Continue reading Minimalist Capsule Wardrobe
So often our attempts to declutter and minimise can be stopped or never started. It can seem like an ideal which never materialises. The dream to walk through the door after work or the school run. To feel calm not a sense of chaos. To play with the kids without the thoughts of the mess… Continue reading Why Decluttering Fails
Minimalist wardrobe ✔ Minimalist kitchen ✔ Minimalist living room ✔ Kids minimalist wardrobe ✔ But I still have too much stuff! Last weekend we had another trip to the tip and to the charity shop. The car was jam-packed full on both trips of stuff we no longer wanted/needed or had broken. Admittedly, a lot… Continue reading Minimalist Home- Decluttering
The process to begin simplifying is not a one time thing! Unfortunately, there is no magic spell! Instead it is a continual process. A process of questioning, processing and implementing the changes you want to see. The process of simplifying won't happen overnight. In order for this change to happen, it has to be processed… Continue reading How to Start Simplifying
You stand outside the front door. Put the key in the lock and walk inside. All that you can see is the dishes on the side of the sink. The coats falling off the coat hooks. Shoes cluttering up the bottom of the stairs. The overwhelm rising each day. The frustration and anxiety becoming ingrained… Continue reading Why is a Cluttered House so Stressful?