Photo by Lina Trochez on Unsplash During the Easter holiday I decided to take on some decluttering which I’d been putting off for ages. Life got in the way and by the time I got some much-needed time off work, I noticed that things had built up around me. Impulse 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
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
Photo by Burst on Unsplash Sundays are my lay-in day. My husband gets up with the kids and usually, I sleep in with a cheeky cup of tea. But this morning, I’ve been unable to sleep, so I got up and opened my blinds, letting in the crisp early-morning sun, then I began 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
From Sofa Dweller to Travel Lover – How Minimalism Gave Me the Travel Bug
Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash Before I became a minimalist, I wanted nothing more than to be grounded in one place, surrounded by all the things that made me feel safe; my game consoles, my figurines, and my shelves of books and games (not to mention the clutter from Continue Reading
Hard-to-Declutter Objects: Questions to Ask Yourself
How to deal with those hard-to-declutter things in your life.
Not a Runner – Starting My Couch to 5K Challenge
When I was at school, I hated PE. Not only did I dislike the physical exertion, I hated being outside in the cold. Inevitably, PE almost always ended up a session of me defending myself from bullies in some way, or my poor skills because I never understood the rules Continue Reading
Dealing With My Old Journals
The other day I decided once and for all I was going to stop pracrastinating over what to do with my extremely heavy box of journals. I brought them down from the attic and have been going through them in baby steps – years and years of entries. I had Continue Reading
Why I Consider Myself An Extreme Minimalist
It’s the second year of writing on this blog, and over that time, I’ve grown while my pile of belongings have shrunk. I’ve written a lot about minimalism and the process of decluttering, but since then, my mindset has changed, what I want has changed, and what I thought I Continue Reading