Well, it has been two weeks since we moved in and so far so good. Everything has a place to live apart from only a couple of boxes that need sorting through. What were the takeaways? 1. Decluttering can’t be done during packing If you have a lot of stuff crammed in to every possible … More Chuck it Out Tuesday: April 2018: I’m Goin’ To Unpack All My Things (and maybe declutter a few)
Great news for us today – we will shortly be moving house! Confession time: the house we are moving to will be bigger than our current house. I know. Kinda breaking the minimalism rule there aren’t we? Supposed to be downsizing my stuff not upsizing and making room for more. The thing is, this is … More Chuck it Out Tuesday: March 2018: Moving on Out
Last year, I set myself the task of decluttering one item every day for the whole year. So how did I do? Well it was like a whole year of laying the foundations for this year’s goal setting and it turns out that, yes, I’m a bit lazy, I procrastinate a little, and now and … More CIOT Update: February 2018
Day: 199 Items decluttered: 157 So I still haven’t quite managed to take action on the advice to myself in the last CIOT post but hey, sometimes you’ve got to remember why you set off on the minimalism route in the first place – because stuff isn’t important. So I’ve had some great weekends out … More Truth is on the doorstep
Day 164: Items decluttered: 154 At the beginning of the year I resolved to declutter my home and have a mind less burdened by stuff that I no longer needed. The process was to be slow so that there was minimal disruption to the rest of the household, and that how it has been happening. … More Change It Up and Start Again
It would be impossible for me to become a fully fledged minimalist if I was still surrounded by stuff that I no longer needed, wanted, or felt any joy from. But where to start? Our possessions hold a multitude of emotions. Some we might be indifferent to: the junk mail we didn’t bin, yesterday’s newspaper, … More Chuck it out Tuesday | Where do we begin, the rubble or our bling?