The word "minimalism" tends to evoke images of stark white walls and empty apartments. But you don't have to get rid of all your stuff to be a minimalist. If you're intrigued by minimalism but unsure where it fits into your life, keep reading! So, what is Minimalism? Minimalism is a tool for . . .
I'm about to embark on a 5-day trip to Nova Scotia (woo!) and it's got me thinking about souvenirs. All those who are guilty of impulse shopping on vacation say "I". ... What's everyone looking at me for? Okay, fine, I love a good souvenir shop. Or even a bad one. Point me to the nearest gift . . .
Resisting the urge to buy new things is not about depriving ourselves. It's about realizing that we are more than our material possessions and that we deserve to live free of them. It's about not wasting our time and money collecting new things when these things ultimately leave us feeling . . .
In the beginning of 2017, I took on the challenge of decluttering my entire apartment room by room. The goal was to reevaluate my living space and be more critical of the things I allow to take up space. By paying more attention to the things I own, I was able to get a better idea of what things . . .
When it comes to decluttering our homes, a huge part of the task usually involves sorting through clothing. Over the years, we collect new clothing as trends change and as our own lifestyle changes. We then hang on to items we're no longer wearing simply because we have the space for them. But . . .