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Life hacks: how to declutter for a better life

It's a well known fact that taking the time to complete a proper declutter every now and then will lead to a more productive and beautiful home, but …

Minimalism

Amazon Wants to Pay You to Declutter

I like to think I'm a pretty savvy Amazon shopper. I regularly surf for Lightning Deals and take full advantage of Subscribe & Save and no-rush …

eCommerce

Easy Sriracha Chicken Quesadilla

Shares 154<p>These sriracha chicken quesadillas are super easy to make. You can grab a rotisserie chicken from the store, or its a great way to use up …

Declutter Your Closet by Ditching These 10 Items

The minimalist trend is gaining traction because we are learning it isn’t stuff that makes us happy. Stuff costs money, takes up space and most of …

Homemade Vegetarian Chili

Greetings from a winter wonderland. Little icicles line the rooftops and the trees are encased in thick layers of dazzling ice. I’m warm and cozy …

Gluten-Free

12 People—Just Like You—Who Have Used Minimalism To Pay Off Debt

It’s really quite unbelievable to me all the benefits of owning less: more time, more focus, more energy, less stress, less comparison (just to name …

Minimalism

How to Declutter Your Closet Without Losing Your Mind (or Shorts)

"How to declutter your closet" is one of those tasks that tend to make even the most organized homeowners quake in their boots. Because sure, the …

Oprah Winfrey

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

By Valerie Peterson<p>With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because …

9 Things No One Needs Anymore and Should Declutter

No one wants to be a lemming. But there's a time for some well-placed social pressure, especially when there's a habit you want to form or a way of …

Happy With Less: What You Need to Know About Minimalist Living

<i>While some get off on having all the latest and greatest products, more millennials are seeing who can make do with very little. Angela Waters speaks</i> …

9 Not so Little Things that are Holding You Back (+ how to say goodbye)

It’s not just the excess stuff that is cluttering up your day and your life. Say goodbye to any of these <i>not so little</i> things that may be holding you …

Declutter Your Life. Declutter Your Mind.

Over the past three years, I’ve moved house close to a dozen times. Most people experience moving house as a stressful event.<p>Initially, I was no …

Why I Am Seeking A Simpler, More Minimal Christmas

Before you buy someone that last minute present because you think you should, consider how long your purchase is going to be used for.<p>The season of …

Minimalism

Are You a Responsible Consumer?

Minimalism is great because it allows us to pare down on our physical belongings so we can focus on the things that are most important to us in life: …

Marie Kondo on the 2 Most Cluttered Places in the Kitchen

The one and only Marie Kondo came by our office a few weeks ago to show us how to organize the kitchen junk drawer and our pile of napkins. She …

3 Tips for Decluttering Your Life, From a Woman Who Downsized to a Tiny Apartment on the Beach

Learning to let go can free up money for other passions.<p>Long before Marie Kondo became a household name, Laura Matthews was asking herself which …

The Spiritual Disciplines: Simplicity | The Art of Manliness

<i></i><i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

The Key Mental Habit of Simplicity

I’ve written a lot about simplifying your life, from the philosophy behind it to the tactical steps to getting to simplicity.<p>But the true key isn’t …

15 Weird Ways To Tell If You Own Too Much Stuff According To Organizational Experts

<b>15 Weird Ways To Tell If You Own Too Much Stuff, According To Organizational Experts</b><p>By CAROLYN STEBER on bustle.com<p>How much stuff is too much stuff is entirely subjective. You may have drawers full of kitchen gadgets and closets packed with clothes that someone else might view as <i>way too much</i>, but …

Could Simplicity Be The Answer To Life's Chaos?

Talking about the value of simplicity, Leo Babuta, a simplicity blogger and author, puts is beautifully<p>"The point of simple living, for me has got to …

10 Things I'm Throwing Away Before December 31

The state of my bedroom and closet is often a reflection of my state of mind. When I'm calm, it's serene, but when I'm stressed out or especially …

fall wardrobe challenge: 10 pieces, 10 outfits, 10 days

It’s that time again — time for the Fall 10×10!Each season, I get to host this little wardrobe challenge alongside my blogging bestie (and 10×10 …

Why Families Need Minimalism

<i>Note: This is a guest post from Zoë Kim of The Minimalist Plate.</i>Seven years ago, my husband was in the military. During one deployment to Africa, …

Minimalism

Simple Living Inspo: How I Decluttered 500 Things In A Month

By the time I turned 24, I had a well-established reputation among family and friends as the guy who never remembered where he left his keys. And by …

Minimalism

How to lead a more minimalist lifestyle

<b>How to lead a more minimalist lifestyle – words Alexa Wang</b><p>Minimalism is a lifestyle trend that’s spread like wildfire during the last few years. The …

The Battle Between Freedom and Affluence

During two of the years I was in college, I had enough scholarships to provide me with a small living stipend if I lived off-campus in an apartment, …

Minimalism

These Are the 6 Types of Minimalists

Minimalism, in modern culture, is a word infused with so much meaning that it doesn't seem to mean anything any more. "Minimalism" is thrown around …

Minimalism

You Must Get Started On Your Swedish Death Cleaning

Exciting news: There's a new organisational how-to in town. Look out, Marie Kondo, and make way for <i>The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to</i> …

Keep your capsule wardrobes – I had to get rid of 95% of my clothes and it was harder than I ever imagined

I am not a minimalist person.<p>I cover every inch of wall space with fairy lights and pictures, every surface is littered with papers and books and my …

5 Things I Don't Miss After Downsizing (and 1 Thing I Do)

When I moved from a two-bedroom townhouse in Houston to a 250-square-foot studio apartment in New York, I was ready to do without. What I didn't …