My Don’t Want List

Earlier this month I read a great post by Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist. It was called, Expand Your Don’t Want List. The article stresses the importance of being happy with what you have. Right away I started to think about what I would put on my don’t want list. I took a few minutesContinue reading “My Don’t Want List”

20 Ways To Live More Simply

It may be time to simplify your lifestyle if you feel like your house is always a mess, you feel worn out and overcommitted, or if you feel like you constantly need upgrades for the things you own. A more simplified lifestyle allows you to live in the present, find joy in the simple things,Continue reading “20 Ways To Live More Simply”

Minimize Back-To-School Shopping And Trade Wasting Money For Family Fun

School is starting up again soon, so that means you have probably been seeing back-to-school sales going on the last few weeks. All the new school supplies and new clothes look appealing and the deals may seem irresistible, but before you go out for your back-to-school shopping, check out the tips below so you don’tContinue reading “Minimize Back-To-School Shopping And Trade Wasting Money For Family Fun”

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?”

Embrace The Ordinary: Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. I plan on sharing some of my happy moments each month to hold myself accountable. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* Looking back over all my May Happiness Highlights forContinue reading “Embrace The Ordinary: Happiness Highlights”

Eco-Friendly Decluttering Tips

Earth Day is quickly approaching so I thought it was fitting to share some environmentally responsible decluttering tips. Check out the list below for some simple ways to respect the Earth while you declutter. Recycle Whenever possible, recycle unusable items instead of trashing them. Keep tabs on local events to find options for difficult toContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Decluttering Tips”

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”

10 Tips to Help You Avoid Accumulating Stuff

Stuff Doesn’t Bring You Happiness You know it’s true, accumulating more stuff won’t make you happy. But for some reason, more stuff keeps making its way into your home. Once stuff gets into your home, it is more difficult to get rid of it. To change the pattern of continuously accumulating and decluttering, you needContinue reading “10 Tips to Help You Avoid Accumulating Stuff”