I’m Letting Go of My Ideal Self and Getting My Life Back
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I’m Letting Go of My Ideal Self and Getting My Life Back

All our lives we’re told how we should act, what we should do and who we should be. Well. I’m throwing out the “shoulds” and letting go of my “Ideal Self”, and I’m finding who I really am. As infants, our parents dressed us how they wanted. As toddlers, adults (and older kids) told us…

The Messy Middle || Decluttering Motivation When You Just Want to Give Up
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The Messy Middle || Decluttering Motivation When You Just Want to Give Up

While decluttering, there often comes a time when everything is just…a mess. It looks worse than it did when you started and you feel like you want to just throw it all away in frustration. You’re not alone! Here’s some motivation to keep pushing through! Picture this: you’ve decided to declutter your room, so naturally,…

Caring For Your Soul While You Declutter Your House
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Caring For Your Soul While You Declutter Your House

Decluttering is an emotionally and physically demanding process. Here’s how to be gentle with yourself and take care of your heart on the journey, avoiding burnout and regret! In my work as a professional organizer, I’ve sat beside many people who felt overwhelmed by the decluttering process. There have been times when I, myself have…

How Minimalism Taught Me to Invest in Myself
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How Minimalism Taught Me to Invest in Myself

Minimalism is often associated with being frugal or “cheap”, but really they are two totally different things. In fact, through minimalism, I’ve learned an important lesson about investing in myself. Before I got inspired to minimize, I prided myself on saving money. On being cheap. The coupon clipper, deal finder, clearance rack queen. I bought…

Minimalism When Your House Isn’t Picture Perfect
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Minimalism When Your House Isn’t Picture Perfect

Can you be a Minimalist even if your house isn’t new, white, full of windows, empty or neutral colored? Here’s why I wholeheartedly say YES. When I first heard the term “minimalist” my eyes were drawn to the gorgeous white, glowing beauty of nearly empty spaces and natural beauty. I desperately longed to have a house…

5 Ways to Make the Most of Sentimental Keepsakes
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Sentimental Keepsakes

Your keepsakes mean a lot to you, but are they bringing you joy or just collecting dust in the attic? Here are five top tips for making the most of sentimental items. Sentimental items are the hardest to declutter because they hold memories and meaning. But here’s the thing. That item itself isn’t the memory,…