In December last year as part of my review of the year 2017, I reported that one of my achievements had been finally feeling comfortable with the number of things I own. Until quite recently, I had the rather irritating feeling that I wasn’t happy with all my stuff. It just felt like too much…… Continue reading THE POST-DECLUTTERING PHASE: WHERE TO NOW?
Lately I’ve been feeling a little fixated on reducing my excess mental clutter, and after a bit of thinking I’ve realised why. Since in a few short weeks I’ll be returning to uni to start my postgrad study, my very helpful inner minimalist has evidently been looking out for me and trying to send me…… Continue reading 7 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE MENTAL CLUTTER
A little while ago, I started critically evaluating my relationship with time, and I think I’m now at the point where I’ve come to some conclusions. I noticed the people around me saying “I don’t have the time” or that there’s “just too much going on”, and I noticed myself saying those things too. It’s…… Continue reading MINIMALISM + TAKING CONTROL OF OUR TIME
I’ve been a little bit TED-obsessed lately and this week stumbled upon an interesting video that spoke volumes to me: The Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, presented by Sarah Knight (which seems to be a condensed version of her book on the same topic). In a nutshell, this TEDx talk is all about setting…… Continue reading THE ART OF JUST SAYING NO
I mentioned recently that we would soon be downsizing to a smaller apartment and now the time has flown and we’re here! We have been enjoying living in our new abode for just over a month, and I really don’t think we could have made a better decision. Over the last two years we had decluttered…… Continue reading MINIMALIST HOME TOUR
Sorry for the melodramatic post title, but doesn’t it feel that way sometimes? For me it does. Not all of the time, but definitely some of the time. Minimalism is a wonderful, wonderful thing, but it has also posed a huge challenge when it comes to maintaining some kind of normality in my personal and…… Continue reading WHEN MINIMALISM FEELS LONELY
I have some exciting news to share with you, friends: we’re downsizing! I mentioned on the blog earlier this year that we had decided to not renew the lease of the unit we have lived in for the last two years, and the time has now come for my husband and I to create a…… Continue reading WE’RE DOWNSIZING! + WHAT I’VE LEARNT FROM THE MOVING PROCESS