When the urge to declutter hits, it is hard to ignore that motivational pull. For me, it usually comes during the transitional seasons (fall and spring), or when my anxiety is amped up and I need to fee a sense of control. Thanks, anxiety. Whatever the reasons, I get the urge, nay, craving, to declutter… Read More 45+ Decluttering Resources for Getting Rid of Physical, Mental, and Other Types of Clutter!
Decluttering is a super popular action these days – especially with the Marie Kondo show on Netflix at the start of 2019. I also think that people just started coming to the conclusion that their stuff was starting to own them – taking their time and energy away from the things that really matter. And… Read More How to Declutter your Kitchen For Good (+ save money and reduce waste!)
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)
Does Netflx’s Marie Kondo show got you decluttering like crazy? Or, maybe you’re part of my 8-week decluttering challenge and feeling motivated by the group. Or, maybe you’re just inspired by the new year to start fresh and get rid of clutter. As a decluttering fan myself, I’ve definitely been indulging in the show. One… Read More The Eco-Friendly Magic of Tidying Up (a guide to responsibly getting rid of almost anything)
Sentimental items. They bring back so many good memories, right? Ah yes, joy. But also guilt, anxiety, and stress. I am a sentimental person who didn’t like to throw anything away. My grandma would always tell this story of when I was younger and she was helping me clean my room. Before she could throw… Read More 5 Guilt Free Ways to Get Rid of Sentimental Clutter
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
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 immediately could tell which stores were open by the hundreds of… Read More Zero Waste & Minimalist Gift Giving 101
Decluttering. Kind of a hot term these days, huh? I think many of us (myself included) started realizing we have waaaaaaaaaaay too much stuff. And that all that stuff was starting to own us. Own our time, our energy, our mental health. But how do you go about getting rid of it? That was exactly… Read More How to Declutter Your Bathroom for Good (+Save Money and Reduce Waste!)
When you think of clutter, what immediately comes to mind? If you are like me, I’m going to guess it’s physical clutter. But clutter can take all shapes, forms, and sizes. With the increasing awareness of mental illnesses and overall stress levels of others in our society today, the term ‘mental clutter’ (mental stress, mental… Read More The Top 3 Ways to Reduce Mental Clutter
The Mindful Mom Blographer, it’s your birthday, we’re going to party like it’s your birthday, we’re going to drink Bacardi coffee and tea like it’s your birthday… Anyone singing along? As you may have guessed, it’s the Mindful Mom Blographer’s 1st birthday! I LOVE birthdays. Love them. I also love top 10… Read More The Mindful Mom Blographer Turns 1!