Simple Living

Wisdom Wednesday

Wisdom Wednesday

The only way that you do get better at this art like with most art is by practicing. Minimalism is a lifestyle. Be patient with yourself and don’t expect to get everything done in one day. It took a lifetime to gather everything around you its gonna take some work to undo that.

The December Line Up

The December Line Up

I have been working hard so that I can help you this Christmas season. I am pleased to announce the 25 days of Christmas starting from today until New Years eve. See more to see a sneak peak of what I have in store for you!

Decluttering Your Books With The Box Project

Decluttering Your Books With The Box Project

My books are very important to me.  So needless to say, this will be one of the most difficult and largest categories for me. Here is an excellent example of decluttering a difficult category. I share how I work through the emotional attachments in hopes that it will help you to learn to how to examine and overcome your own emotional hurdles on this decluttering journey. 

The Minimalist Rockstar Joshua Becker

The Minimalist Rockstar Joshua Becker

A review of Joshua Becker the man that introduced me to minimalism. I have a special place in my heart for him and his words which started me on this path of growth. Hear about two of his books and his Uncluttered class. 

The Craft Box Project

The Craft Box Project

I don't think I am the only one in this world that is overrun by unfinished crafts and too many hobbies. That is what we are tackling today with the box project. How to declutter both the old hobbies that we have outgrown and the new ones that we love.

Special Date Night Thanks to Minimalism

Special Date Night Thanks to Minimalism

The title of this blog is simple HAPPY life. We can live as simply as we want but if we don't replace all that time we gained back by not being a slave to our things with new adventure or things we enjoy then our life will be no happier than it was before. Here is an adventure date night that Patrick and I were able to have thanks in part to decluttering. 

Vision Board & Goal Action Plan

Vision Board & Goal Action Plan

Often we are just going with the flow in life and chances are you will not have the life you have always dreamed of by going with the flow. Take some time to envision what you want your life to look like and use these tips on how to create a vision board and a goal action plan to get the life that you have always envisoned. 

The Simple Living Box Project

The Simple Living Box Project

There are many different philosophies that are used as tools to help you on your minimalism journey. I have created my own process that helps you declutter efficiently without any regrets (and those two things do not usually go hand in hand). Make sure you apply this method to take full advantage of the "Purgatory Box" philosophy as well.

The Purgatory Box

The Purgatory Box

Decluttering can be overwhelming at times so it is a good idea to make sure that you have a safety net so you don't make any hasty decisions that you will later regret. The "Purgatory Box" system is designed so that you don't get rid of anything that you are not ready to part with yet. Go take a look. It could save you a lot of heartache that would have been easily avoidable.

Top 5 Kids Books to Inspire Simple Living

Top 5 Kids Books to Inspire Simple Living

As parents you know you can't exactly just give them a book on minimalism and expect them to be on board. These books and movies will help you start that conversation with them and promote good values to live a happy life.

Simple Ways to Keep Track of Your Decluttering and Ways to Motivate Yourself

Simple Ways to Keep Track of Your Decluttering and Ways to Motivate Yourself

The decluttering is a very long process and it might be a while before you feel you are making progress. Safeguard yourself against discouragement and fatigue with these easy ways to prove to yourself that you are making progress to your simple happy life.