How to make minimalism work for you

What is minimalism? You might think of it as a lifestyle for millionaires who own high-rise condos, live in stark white rooms, buy expensive art and eat at fancy restaurants. Or maybe that it’s for austere monks who don’t own any material possessions at all … Either way, you might think it’s just not for you. But you’d be wrong! It’s not just for millionaires and monks. Minimalism is actually…

The health benefits of de-cluttering

October might conjure up images of sweaters, pumpkin lattes and Halloween celebrations, but it also happens to be health literacy month! And while piles of leaves add festivity to this autumnal season, piles of clutter and an endless, unfulfilled mission to get organized can actually impact your physical and mental health in the same way a poor diet or lack of exercise does. Here are just a few ways clearing…

Get organized with a method that works for you

Living an organized, minimalist lifestyle that’s not centered around stuff is a goal for many people. After all, being organized comes with a whole host of benefits, including less stress, improved health, more time, more money and an overall enhanced sense of wellbeing. But sometimes, that goal remains just that: an elusive dream always on the horizon, just out of reach. Oftentimes, that’s because no one-size-fits-all approach to organizing exists,…

Top excuses for not getting organized (and how to overcome them)

Excuses, excuses, excuses. We all have them, and sometimes we can’t seem to hurdle past them. But when it comes to organizing and clearing clutter, every excuse can be overcome with determination and a strategy. Recognizing which excuses are preventing you from enjoying a simpler, clutter-free lifestyle is the first step to conquering them. So here are some of the most common excuses for not getting or staying organized –…

Conquering Clutter

Clutter is a struggle for so many.  There are many reasons why it is so hard — we are too busy to deal with it and because it is an unpleasant task we can always find something better to do with our time, we can be overly sentimental making it hard to part with things, we may have physical limitations that keep us from being able to sort through and…