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

Exploring With Less

Photo by Fuu J on Unsplash Recently, my parents and I took the kids to Skegness. For those of you who don’t live in the UK, Skegness is a seaside town with tonnes of shops, a large funfair, a beach with a few rides on, and loads of arcades.  As fun as it Continue Reading

How to Drop the Guilt and Become a Mindful Consumer

Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash When I talk about minimalism, I’m not talking about never enjoying a purchase ever again, Neither am I trying to make you feel guilty about the things you enjoy. I may have purged 80% of my stuff over the years, but even I enjoy a bit of Continue Reading

A Moment of Reflection

Photo by Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash We’ve had lovely sunny weather lately in the UK, and this evening, I sat in my garden in a deckchair connecting with my inner child and doing some colouring.  When I had finished, I just sat and relaxed for a while; no phone, no laptop, no Continue Reading

Longing to Live

Being out in nature really puts things into perspective. We are tiny in comparison. We have lived a fraction of the time of ancient trees. As early humans, we would have used nature, grown our own food, made things from it, and generally not destroyed it. Rather, we were one Continue Reading

Create the Bedroom of Your Dreams and Wake Refreshed

The bedroom; a place of relaxation and an escape from the demands of everyday life. But wait!  The laundry basket is overflowing, the nightstand has been dominated by books, coins, and other paraphernalia, the chair is full of two weeks worth of clothes, and you still can’t find that other Continue Reading

Decluttering CD’s

We live in an age where just about everything is digital. I got rid of almost all of my DVD’s and music CD’s…apart from my beloved videogame and TV soundtracks. Admittedly, I don’t own a CD drive to even play these anymore (unless you count my game consoles and my Continue Reading