I’ve recently received a lot of questions on where and how we store our extra items. These people have the best intentions by wanting to get their home organized. As much as I love that and I’d love to help, more storage solutions are not the answer. You need less stuff. Owning less is the best storage solution you’ll find out there.
Whether you are renting an apartment or own a house, your home should reflect the style and needs of the people living in it. If yours requires some work in this department, you can find a way to make it ideal, or else find a new space that works for your family. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Our possessions can quickly take over our lives. We pick them up and clean them. They surround us at all times. They break and require maintenance. Your possessions are everywhere – and it can be overwhelming. So overwhelming, in fact, that you don’t know how to get started decluttering even though it’s your heart’s biggest desire.
While your possessions weigh you down, the action of decluttering will lighten your load. Literally. Less cleaning, less picking up, less… stuff.
Minimalism is very popular with multiple generations right now. We all seek to live a simpler, stress-free life when the world tells us we need more. It just happens that a simpler life occurs when we have less clutter in our lives. When you think less clutter, physical items in your home might immediately come to mind. But what about your digital life? Is there such a thing as digital minimalism?
Eating out at a restaurant is nice, but enjoying a home-cooked meal is better. Even if it’s just spaghetti and meatballs, there is something so comforting about food cooked by someone you love. A time will come when your recipes become overwhelming from years of collecting them from friends and family. Get ready to declutter recipes and cookbooks!
One of the most asked questions I see in my comments, on Facebook, or on other blogs is “How do I start decluttering when I feel so overwhelmed by it all?”. I’ve been there too. I have been overwhelmed and exhausted and just completely over the mess and clutter in my house. I get it.
Earlier this year I went back to my childhood home. My mission was to help my empty-nester parents empty the attic and declutter my possessions …