Minimalism | What Happened When I Stopped Shopping for Six Months

Last year I underwent a six month shopping fast. I didn’t buy anything for my wardrobe between the start of July and end of December. When I started it, I did so for two reasons. I was at the end of my shopping budget. I wanted to enjoy the freedom of not shopping. This is … More Minimalism | What Happened When I Stopped Shopping for Six Months

Minimalism | Seventeen Things I Got Rid of in 2017

Looking back on 2017, it seems I decluttered a lot. If 2016 was my introduction to minimalism, than 2017 was definitely the action year! Here is a taste of some of the more significant areas that I minimised in 2017. My entertainment system. I used to have a fairly traditional entertainment system consisting of a … More Minimalism | Seventeen Things I Got Rid of in 2017

Why I Became a Minimalist: My Not So Dramatic Personal Story

Happy New Year! No minimalist goal setting content from me this year. My goal for 2018 so far is to remember how to relax again. In that sentiment, today I provide you with the laid back tale of how I got into this ‘minimalism’ of mine. I don’t have a melodramatic ‘hoarder to minimalist’ story … More Why I Became a Minimalist: My Not So Dramatic Personal Story

What Big Retailers Don’t Want You to Know: What is Planned Obsolescence?

30 items of clothing, 7 pairs of shoes, 2 bags I know, I know. It’s nearly Christmas and it’s not a great time to be negative, but this is my last warning for the year, I promise! The holiday season is the busiest part of the retail calendar, and before you go out there to … More What Big Retailers Don’t Want You to Know: What is Planned Obsolescence?

Holiday Minimalism: Five Frugal Hacks for a Stress Free Holiday Season

30 items of clothing, 7 pairs of shoes, 2 bags The holiday season can be an expensive time of the year, but the financial burden can be reduced with some simple planning. The hacks below will not only reduce the financial impact of the season, but also reduce your stress levels during the lead up … More Holiday Minimalism: Five Frugal Hacks for a Stress Free Holiday Season

Holiday Minimalism: Why I got rid of My Christmas Tree

30 items of clothing, 7 pairs of shoes, 2 bags It is December and Christmas is fast approaching! This season I will be uploading a series of posts and videos about minimalism during the holiday season. Today, I will discuss why I got rid of my Christmas tree. As a young child, the holiday season … More Holiday Minimalism: Why I got rid of My Christmas Tree