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The Truth About Grief and Loss

Warning: potential grief triggers! Grief is a touchy subject. Not only is it a deeply personal and unique journey for everyone, it’s hard to confront and to talk about. It’s hard to read about too. But since I’ve been through my fair share of loss, the latest being my dad, Continue Reading

A Better Way to Make Resolutions – 2022

Photo by Waranont (Joe) on Unsplash With just hours to go until the New Year, I want to thank all of you who read and have subscribed to my content. It means the world to me, and even more so if it helps you to make simple changes in your Continue Reading

Mourning a Loss: Why I’ve Taken a Break

Before reading ahead, please know that article may be a potential grief trigger.  Usually, at this time of year I would be writing articles on having a minimalist Christmas, or why I don’t bother with New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I’ve been taking a break because last month I found myself Continue Reading

5 Steps to Financial Lightness

When it comes to minimalism, we often think about decluttering our homes, but rarely do we think about financial clutter.  You know you have financial clutter when just like overstuffed closets, your money is so out of control you can no longer tell what’s incoming or what’s outgoing. And it Continue Reading

Why I Quit Social Media

I quit social media  A few months ago I had a battle with my mental health which became the worst it’s ever been, hence why it’d taken me so long to write my next post. I won’t go into details at this time, but it was bad enough for me Continue Reading

Finding Your Purpose and Daring to Live

Image by Лечение наркомании from Pixabay Creativity is something I think most of us are born with, but as we grow older, the expectations of others becomes a huge weight we carry with us, crushing and reshaping our imagination and desires like metamorphic rock.  Some of our deepest hopes and Continue Reading

Why I’m Practising Minimalist Travel

Photo from Pexels on Pixabay Even though I consider myself to be an advanced home minimalist, my achilles heel has always been travel. Once I start packing, my old Hoarding Gremlin perches on my shoulder whispering an endless list of what I’ll ‘need’ for just in case scenarios.  The Hoarding Continue Reading

My Hoarder Past- How Minimalism Changed My Life

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash I’ve been a minimalist now for 5 years – perhaps even longer. Looking around my house now and reflecting on life’s current trajectory, it’s hard to believe I was once a hoarder who sat in my gaming chair with no desire or direction. Tell a lie, I Continue Reading

What Do You Want from Life?

Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash On a number of occasions my husband has asked me what I want out of life. We sometimes have these kinds of conversations when the kids have gone to bed or we’re out on a date night.  My answer is always the same: I want peace.  But Continue Reading