Why You Can Achieve Your Dreams 

Photo courtesy of Kinkate on Pixabay Dreams. We all have them, right?  Famous writer. Rich actor. Respected doctor. Accomplished scientist. Successful parent. Seasoned Traveller. Renowned artist. Popular Youtuber. World-class chef. Talented musician.  As children we’re full of dreams and hopes for the future. If we’re lucky, the adults did their Continue Reading

Decluttering Our Schedules

Image by thatsphotography from Pixabay I realise it’s been a while since I posted; I was burnt out and decided to put all of my focus on finishing my counselling course (which I’ve now done!). At first, I wasn’t sure if to go straight for applying to level 4, but Continue Reading

The Truth About Our Treasures

Photo by Erriko Boccia on Unsplash The less I’ve lived with over the past few years, the more I’ve realised I can live without. I never needed all those gaming figurines to prove I enjoyed videogames. I never needed a huge collection of memorabilia and mugs. I didn’t need shelves and shelves of Continue Reading

Passing on Your Light

Photo by Aamir Suhail on Unsplash I used to hold onto everything. Toys from my childhood, things that brought back painful memories, things I thought gave me an identity, and even people who took away my dignity and self-respect. Then there were the people who had passed. So devastated I was that I Continue Reading

5 Benefits of Less

Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash As I’ve built my decluttering muscles and let go of more and more stuff from my life, people have asked me questions, some curious, and others fearful. The curious wonder what minimalism is and how it is that I’ve got rid of so much stuff. The fearful Continue Reading

Extreme Minimalism isn’t Extreme

Photo by Daniel Hering on Unsplash I’ve been a minimalist for 5 years and over time have found myself attracted to extreme minimalism. Extreme minimalists go all out, choosing to own only the essentials while freeing up their new time and space for fulfilling passions such as travel ,career, or simple peace and Continue Reading

The Power of Choice

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash As far as health goes, I’ve been having a rough time lately. Weeks into my lovely new job, I tested positive for Covid (again), and although that was incredibly mild compared to the first time I caught it, I returned to work and immediately came down with a Continue Reading

Understanding and Letting Go of Your Sentimental Clutter

Photo from Jarmoluk on Pixabay Sentimental clutter. You’ve probably heard of it and seen thousands of posts and videos on the subject.  There’s no shortage of this content because humans are emotional creatures, and we get particularly attached to objects which represent the past: Our old childhood teddy bears, A+ Continue Reading

Christmas Burnout: Is It Time For a Change?

Feeling tired and burnt out after Christmas? If so, you’re not alone! Festive fizzle-out is all too real, and despite being minimalist, I often suffer from it myself.  Perhaps it’s exhaustion from the shopping and the worrying about what to get the people in your life. Maybe it’s the fear Continue Reading

The Sober Minimalist – Why I’m Quitting Alcohol

Photo by Eneko Uruñuela on Unsplash Despite this blog being centered around minimalism, this weekend I feel like sharing that I’m 3 weeks alcohol-free (which is actually a type of minimalism for the body if you think about it).  It’s not like I haven’t tried to quit before. Since my mid-twenties the longest Continue Reading