What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?

I would love to be able to provide a list of rules to follow to help others become Happily Decluttered but it doesn’t work that way because every one of us is unique. What I can provide is some insight on how I became Happily Decluttered. Hopefully, this will help spark an idea for youContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?”

Life Lessons I Learned From Camping

I love camping! Growing up, both of my parents were teachers so we spent most of the summer months traveling as a family in our camper. All of my best memories from growing up took place on a camping trip.  I didn’t realize it at the time but all of those camping trips provided aContinue reading “Life Lessons I Learned From Camping”

30 Reasons to Declutter

If you have already begun decluttering, you most likely have experienced some beneficial side effects that you weren’t expecting.  The following list includes the benefits that I experienced after decluttering my home. Some I noticed immediately, and some happened over time. Although some may not seem directly related to decluttering, they all stem from owningContinue reading “30 Reasons to Declutter”

3 Ways to Live a More Simplified Life

Do you find yourself rushing around throughout your day and feeling overwhelmed or anxious? You may want to consider simplifying your life.  By living a more simplified life, your days will feel calmer and you will be able to live more in the present. The moments of your day will flow more fluidly and youContinue reading “3 Ways to Live a More Simplified Life”

Is Your Calendar Overflowing? It’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule

Are you constantly telling people you’re busy? Are you often late to events or have to leave early to get to your next commitment? Do you find that you let those who care about you down by not being available? If you answered “yes” to any of the questions, you may want to consider declutteringContinue reading “Is Your Calendar Overflowing? It’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule”

5 Benefits of Mandala Dot Painting

When my normal techniques for quieting my mind failed to work on the repetitive sad memories that kept replaying, I decided to try something new. I stumbled upon Mandala Dot Painting by accident but I was intrigued as soon as I saw the beautiful, symmetrical art.  I would not say I am an artistic orContinue reading “5 Benefits of Mandala Dot Painting”

Decluttering Digital Distractions (Part 2 of 3)

Welcome to part 2 of Decluttering Digital Distractions. If you missed part one, you can find it here.  In part one, I discussed how technology use added to our mental clutter. In part two, the focus is on taking a step back and beginning to evaluate and monitor your technology use. How much of yourContinue reading “Decluttering Digital Distractions (Part 2 of 3)”

Digital Distractions (Part 1 of 3)

Technology is a big part of the world we live in. There are many benefits of using technology in our everyday lives but there is another side that many people ignore. In this three-part series, I will discuss digital distractions and how they contribute to mental clutter. I will also provide some tips for limitingContinue reading “Digital Distractions (Part 1 of 3)”

Ways to Declutter your Mind

What is Mental Clutter? Mental clutter is any thought keeping you from the present moment.  You could be lost in negative thoughts about the past, caught up comparing yourself to others on social media, thinking about something you need to do, or worrying about the future.  Basically, mental clutter includes all of the thoughts thatContinue reading “Ways to Declutter your Mind”

Avoid the “Just in Case” Clutter trap

Do you keep things around just in case? Clothes that don’t fit- just in case you lose weight. Old hobby supplies from 10 years ago- just in case you decide to start again. Nintendo games from the 1990s – just in case they are worth money. Furniture you aren’t using- just in case you decideContinue reading “Avoid the “Just in Case” Clutter trap”