Decluttering, Minimalism

How to declutter toys for good (plus save money and reduce waste)

There is research abound on how excess clutter impacts the mental health of adults. Anxiety, depression, stress, and overwhelm are common symptoms. But guess what? Our kids are no exception to these emotions when surrounded by too much stuff. Why less toys are better According to an Infant and Behavior Development study, fewer toys creates… Read More How to declutter toys for good (plus save money and reduce waste)

Decluttering, Mindfulness

How to Declutter your Closet for Good (+ Save Money and Reduce Waste)

Paring down the closet. Does the thought give you chills? I have heard from so many people (and experienced myself) how overwhelming the thought of decluttering your closet can be.  Why is that? Our closet holds a lot of emotions. When I decluttered my closet, a lot of guilt came up over buying things I… Read More How to Declutter your Closet for Good (+ Save Money and Reduce Waste)

Anxiety, Decluttering, Minimalism, Zero Waste Living

Minimalism and Zero Waste Living Can Help with Anxiety: Here’s How

When you think of ways to manage anxiety, I’m going to guess you may not think of ‘minimalism’ as a solution – although I think the correlation between the two has been getting some mainstream attention lately. But I’m going to also guess that you definitely wouldn’t think of zero waste.  But what if I… Read More Minimalism and Zero Waste Living Can Help with Anxiety: Here’s How

Decluttering, Mindfulness, Minimalism

35+ Decluttering Resources for Getting Rid of Physical, Mental, and Other Types of Clutter!

Ah, spring is in the air. Can you feel it? With the hint of spring, I get the urge, nay, craving, to declutter (even more so than usual – yes, I love it that much – hence why my family and I have gotten rid of over 140 large boxes of stuff and sold countless… Read More 35+ Decluttering Resources for Getting Rid of Physical, Mental, and Other Types of Clutter!

Decluttering, Mindful Kids, Parenting and Relationships, Mindfulness, Minimalism, Miscellaneous, Zero Waste Living

19 Books to Help you Reduce (through mindful and intentional living, minimalism, and zero waste living)

A couple of years ago I made a goal to read the number of books that matched the year. So, for example, in 2017, my goal was to read 17. In 2018, 18. And so on. Well, I’m excited to share that I ended up reading 19 books in 2018! Most of the books all… Read More 19 Books to Help you Reduce (through mindful and intentional living, minimalism, and zero waste living)

Decluttering, Mindful Kids, Parenting and Relationships, Mindfulness, Minimalism, Miscellaneous, Zero Waste Living

The Top 12 Posts to Help you Adopt a Reduction Mindset from 2018

We’ve made it. The end of 2018 is near, and the fresh promise of 2019 is on the horizon. I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for recap lists at the end of the year. I have no idea why, but there is something about recapping the year that helps me figure out… Read More The Top 12 Posts to Help you Adopt a Reduction Mindset from 2018

Decluttering, Mindfulness, Minimalism, Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste & Minimalist Gift Giving 101

For those who celebrated, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.   I find it kind of funny how Thanksgiving happens, and then we’re immediately flung into the December holidays. Sometimes we don’t even wait until Thanksgiving is over to jump ahead.   Last night as we were driving home from our Thanksgiving gathering, we… Read More Zero Waste & Minimalist Gift Giving 101