We all know I’m a sucker for living with less than I need. However, how did I get here? I certainly wasn’t always like this. I’ve had stages of my life where my things consumed me and I only felt the need to own more. What do you do when you’re drowning in ‘stuff’, ‘clutter’ or ‘junk’? Here’s my list of top tips on how to take a more relaxed approach to minimalising your items:Continue reading →
We made it! Minimalist March is officially over.
Let’s jump straight into the final days.
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We are very close to the end of March (and wow, I am surprised I have kept up with it!). Let’s go through this week’s decluttering journey, shall we!Continue reading →
Digital Decluttering. What is it? Why would it even matter? This week only just starts to touch on digital clutter. I am working on a more detailed post about digital clutter and digital detoxes with more categories and some challenges also.
To give you a break from staring at screens, the last three days will be relatively easy (in the case that you’re looking at expiration dates and the decision is practically made for you!Continue reading →
This week definitely cemented the fact that I am well overdue for a shopping ban on beauty products. Some of these categories I found very easy, whereas some others I found quite difficult… as I felt like I was creating so much waste.Continue reading →
Welcome all to Week 1 of Minimalist March!
Little bit of a preface to the challenge, I intentionally let some categories go in the lead up to this month, so you could get a better idea for each category. I decluttered categories without catching up on washing. If you’re waiting for a particular time, where you have caught up on washing, chances are you’ll never do it! This doesn’t have to be a turn your life around in 31 days declutter, it can just be a starting point. Food for thought, have a look into the Mindful March // A Thought on Zero-Waste post.Continue reading →
Just prior to starting Minimalist March, the concept of Zero-Waste had been circling the office I work in. Even before the month starting, I realised that I also wanted this to be a Mindful March. I’m pretty confident in saying that it would be very difficult for me to live a zero-waste lifestyle at this point in time. However, this doesn’t mean that I can ignore how much waste I am creating.
I wanted to address this predominately because Minimalism and Zero-Waste seem to be arch-enemies. It does make sense, we are seeing documentaries, blogs, etc. of these people ‘disposing’ of items that don’t ‘spark joy’ (just another huge secret, I haven’t read the book…). For this reason, I tried to be more mindful over the course of the month. So what does this mindfulness look like over the course of Minimalist March?Continue reading →