A new year is approaching which means that the urge to start decluttering is high. It can sometimes be hard to decide what to get rid of and what to keep so I decided to help by creating a list of 20 things that can exit your life for good before the new year. ONE:… Continue reading 20 Things to Declutter Before the New Year.
It’s that time of year we adore — holidays, loved-ones and gift giving. This season is supposed to be the most relaxed and easy-going for individuals, but for minimalists it’s the most stressful. I’m speaking from experience when I say I both look forward to and dread this part of the year. On the one… Continue reading What a Minimalist Really Wants: a guide to gift giving.
The hardest part about leaving a life of hyper consumerism to a “minimalist” lifestyle is maintaining it. It’s easy to fall back into old ways when it comes to filling your life with meaningless possessions when things get a little stressful — instead of coping with newly formed habits, we inherently run back to familiar… Continue reading 5 Systems to Maintain a Minimalist Space.
The meaning of life I think is to live fully. Not plastic pleasure, not tinseltown pleasure — to live and enjoy simply life" Lindsay Murray Last week I watched this video that struck a chord in me. It was a video on simple living and revolved around a New Zealand man named Lindsay Murray. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jA4FJtrLNE… Continue reading What I Love About Simple Living.
I love clothes. Many people think that when you become a minimalist, the appeal of a nice outfit goes away, but it doesn’t. The only difference between pre-minimalist me and post-minimalist me is that I just wear pieces I already own over and over again. Repeated outfits? Who would dare walk out the house with… Continue reading My Favorite Pieces From My Minimalist Wardrobe.
When it comes to minimalism, simplicity and intentionality in all areas of life is the goal. When cleaning, eating, or deciding which hobbies to engage in, the idea is to make the experience meaningful and free of stress. Self-care is an area that I’ve had trouble keeping up with. Lighting candles and setting up a… Continue reading Minimalist Self-Care Habits.
The minimalism world is vast — containing a lot of different perspectives and insights from a variety of different experiences. Although the central meaning of minimalism — to live a more meaningful life —- remains the central purpose of the philosophy, there are many different reasons individuals decide to go minimal. Throughout my journey, I’ve… Continue reading The Different Types of Minimalists.
At the start of the new year, I was inspired by The Personal Philosophy Project to do a “No Buy Year”. I felt that this challenge would be perfect to keep me on my toes during my minimalism journey since inspiration was beginning to get a little stale for me. (If you’re new to this… Continue reading No Buy Year (update)
Being intentional is one of the most important things when it comes to living a simple and minimal lifestyle. Living intentionally in all areas of your life serves your well-being in ways that are hard to come by. Some of my favorite youtubers promote intentional living and I want to share those channels with you!… Continue reading Youtube Channels That Promote Intentional Living.
I’ve been a self proclaimed minimalist for a few months now, and there are some things I’ve discovered that the many articles, videos, and books I’ve researched have failed to inform me on. So for all you prospective and upcoming minimalists, I’ve created a list of things no one told me about minimalism. The impulse… Continue reading What No One Told Me About Minimalism.