minimalism

How Your Clutter Is Making You Sick

Clutter is a distraction, causing you to lose focus and get sidetracked, and it also signals your brain to feel that your work is never done.

Clutter is a distraction, causing you to lose focus and get sidetracked, and it also signals your brain to feel that your work is never done.

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5 Ways To Be A More Minimalist Parent 

If you are starting to transition to a more minimalist home, it can help to get your kids involved in the process.

Minimalism is great in concept, especially when you’re looking at someone else’s well-curated life. Declutter, simplify, own only things that bring you joy. This is all well and good for the twenty-something living in a one bedroom apartment, beholden to no one. When you’re a parent, however, minimalism gets a lot more complicated.

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This Sh*t Brings Me Joy: Konmari For Poor Folks

There are definitely classist roots in here, but I still like Konmari. Image: Thinkstock.

Getting rid of all of your stuff is all well and good if you are childfree, but if you have the fortune (or misfortune) to have children, they literally will not let you.

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How I Discovered Healing And Self-Care By Cleaning Out My Old Crap

I’ve never felt so clean. Image: Thinkstock.

I was drowning in stuff, and felt constantly tired — even though I’d made an art out of trading in my old clothes at secondhand stores, minimizing expenses, and sharing apartments with strangers. Something felt fiscally oppressive despite the fact that I’ve never owned a house, a car, or anything larger than my bed.

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