Have You Heard Of The 80/20 Rule For Decluttering?

There are many different methods for decluttering, but have you heard of the 80/20 rule? You can use this to declutter the things that matter most, the things that cause you the most stress. Busy Bees Stop Here! What’s The 80/20 Rule? Life can be extremely busy, and living in the fast lane means our homes can get cluttered really quickly. We get it, we really do. Your days are packed with work, places to […]

Hygge: Can We All Be As Happy As The Danes?

If you read any books about Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga), they tell us that the Danish word hygge can’t easily be translated into English, and that the simple meaning is generally, ‘a feeling of cosiness and contentment’. That’s nice, but we are left wondering: can we all be as happy as the Danes? Hygge is a philosophy that’s been around for centuries, but it’s become increasingly popular in recent years. This is likely due to the […]

The Benefits Of Living With Less In A Busy World

What are the benefits of living with less, when we live in such a busy world? If you’re not a minimalist and have no desire to live as one, there are still enormous benefits to be gained from living with less. A Lifestyle Choice Minimalism may be a lifestyle choice that emphasises living with less possessions, but the most important aspect of it (in my opinion) is that it forces us to focus on what’s […]

Make Your Bedroom A Calm, Relaxing Sanctuary

How can you make your bedroom a calm, relaxing sanctuary – without breaking the bank? Your bedroom should be your sanctuary: it’s where you go to sleep, to relax, and to escape from the stresses of the day. So it’s important to create a space that is conducive to rest and relaxation. But how do you actually go about turning your bedroom into a beautiful, dreamy space? Choose Colours That Calm And Relax You The […]

Influencers Are Not Your Friends: Are You Easily Influenced?

This has been on my mind a lot recently, after seeing the behaviour of some social media influencers. Hence I felt compelled to write this article, influencers are not your friends. But are you easily influenced? Are You Easily Influenced By Other People? I want to start this post by saying that Social Media is a brilliant tool when used for business. For clarity, I take advantage of it myself (in a small way) to […]

About Minimalism: What’s It Really All About?

There are lots of misconceptions about minimalism and many people asking, what’s it really all about? The images below show the ethos I live by, as a minimalist. It doesn’t matter if it isn’t an exact replica of the rules of anyone else who call themselves a minimalist. We all need to take responsibility for our own lives and how we live, so never let anyone dictate what you should and shouldn’t be doing when […]

Tackling Clutter the Easy Way: Why Make It So Complicated?

As it says in the title, this post is about tackling clutter the easy way: a simpler way. After all, why make it so complicated? If you search for articles and videos about reducing clutter, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s a pretty complicated business. You need lots of time (that you haven’t got). You need to make difficult decisions about sentimental items (you often don’t). And you have to make a mess before […]

How Does Clutter Negatively Affect Your Mind?

Have you ever stopped to consider this: how does clutter negatively affect your mind? Do you even realise that it does have an effect? Just imagine the following. There’s a pile of magazines in the hall that you keep meaning to go through before you recycle them. In the corner of the living room there is a small mound of toys that has been sitting there for over a week now, waiting to be sorted […]