There are so many preconceived notions about what minimalism "is" -- in fact, if you run a search for minimalism, minimalist lifestyle, or how to be a minimalist, you will be bombarded with images of bright, white, empty rooms, typically with a modern table-and-chair duo set stylishly off to one side, perhaps featuring a strategically placed clock or plant. What you usually don't see is any sign of children; no stray toys or little coats in the tidy entryway. Nothing stands out to you that ... Read More about 13 Easy Ways to Encourage Minimalism with Kids (& Why It’s Important)
If finding out that the average American household carries nearly $40,000 in debt doesn't shock you, how about this statistic: less than 60% of people could scrape together $1,000 in the case of a financial emergency? The truth is many people have no clue how much they are really spending every month -- a Starbucks coffee here, a quick Chipotle burrito there, and BAM! there goes the 'ole budget. But don't worry, you'll do better next month -- or will you? This month, you can tell yourself ... Read More about Ultimate FREE Printable Monthly Expense Tracker [PDF + How-To Video]
Prepare to get EXTREME! In preparation for a move, my family of four performed an extreme decluttering that cumulated in us moving overseas with only eight suitcases. That's right, we decluttered our entire lives down to eight suitcases! So if you came here looking for crazy extreme decluttering before and after pics and helpful decluttering tips from someone who has been there, done that, and lived the crazy, you have come to the right place. Today I am sharing our story and ... Read More about Family of 4 Extreme Decluttering: We Moved Overseas with 8 Suitcases!
Every time you make a purchase, you are buying because you think that item will make you happier. That your life will somehow be improved by that object. Yet science has proven over and over that possessions do not increase happiness in the long-term -- so why do we keep on buying them? If you have been struggling with clutter and feeling stressed out and frustrated, a minimalist lifestyle may be the answer -- but what sort of minimalism might be right for you? Find out how to detox ... Read More about 18 Best Books on Minimalism to Completely Transform Your Life in 2020
Prepare to identify with these 51 minimalist quotes on a spiritual level! These beautiful, thought-provoking, and even funny quotes about minimalism are perfect for people who just want to stop feeling overwhelmed by stuff. Turns out there's even a word for that: stuffocation. Read on to find out more and get inspired to start living more minimally today. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. That means that if you make a purchase, I will receive a small ... Read More about 51 Profound Minimalist Quotes You Will Relate to on a Spiritual Level