THE PRACTICE OF MINIMALISM

If you’re looking to progress on your minimalism journey here are some practical tips, decluttering hacks and inspiration for living a minimalist lifestyle.

  • Minimalism and money: are you poor?
    Are you a minimalist because you don’t have any money? What a question. I’ve heard it many times within the minimalism community. People asking minimalists… Read more: Minimalism and money: are you poor?
  • Comfort without clutter
    As I’m writing this, it’s January. Soon after ‘Blue Monday’, in fact. Said to be the most depressing day of the year And I’m thinking… Read more: Comfort without clutter
  • The emotions we attach to belongings when we’re grieving – and how to let them go
    When decluttering, it’s not always as simple as deciding if you practically need something or not. That’s because, sometimes, the item you’re considering decluttering is so much more than just an item, especially when we are grieving for a person, relationship or the end of an era…
  • What would you put in one box?
    If you had to fit your life into one box could you do that? Would you need to declutter before you could move to a new place? Let’s consider what’s essential and what you could possibly let go…
  • Why you should be a minimalist during the cost of living crisis
    With interest rates and the cost of goods and services soaring, the cost of living crisis is negatively affecting many of us. But, if you’re a minimalist, you may be better equipped to deal with the storm than others. Here’s why:
  • How cleaning and organising eases stress
    Do you ever find yourself speed-cleaning after an argument? If you pick up the vacuum or start frantically tidying after dealing with a difficult situation this could be a way that your brain tries to ease your stress levels. A sort of reset, if you will…
  • How to prevent recluttering
    You’ve made a decision to live with less and I bet you’re thoroughly chuffed with your efforts. However, within the physical and mental space left behind by the decluttering process, you may become tempted to fill that void. Here’s what to do if you feel the urge to reclutter…
  • How practicing gratitude can support a minimalist life
    Learn how new things distract us and provide a short-term boost, why this feeling soon wears off and how gratitude can help you hop off the hedonistic treadmill.
  • The decluttering journey – Deciding what to keep
    After feeling despondent about my decluttering efforts, this quote by Francine Jay blew my mind. It changed everything for me and I began minimising with renewed vigour…
  • The non-monochrome minimalist
    Just because many social accounts are dedicated to the monochrome aesthetic of minimalism, it doesn’t mean you have to adopt the same style in order to be a minimalist yourself…
  • The Hotel Experience
    If you’ve ever spent a or two night in a hotel and thought to yourself ‘well, this is all I really need’, you’ll understand what I mean when I say I want to achieve The Hotel Experience in my own home…
  • We’ve all got boxes we haven’t unpacked
    Which is the perfect excuse for decluttering when you’re becoming minimalist but don’t want people to think you’ve gone to the extreme.