Thrift shopping has a bad rep, especially in the past years. It always felt the the stuff sold in thrift shops are icky, and are of bad quality. I would have to say that that’s not always the case. Here in New Zealand, most of the second hand items sold are clean and are still … Continue reading Why I Go Thrift Shopping
So, you have just gone through all of your stuff and decluttered your home. Congratulations on a job well done! But how come it seems that clutter has a way of coming back after we’ve just purged it? And before you know it, you’re decluttering your home again, one closet at a time. How do … Continue reading How to Stop Clutter Before It Begins
You've probably already heard what the concept of minimalism is all about: keeping what’s important and discarding the rest. It’s about letting go of the excesses in our lives and focusing our attention to things that really matter. When we first think of minimalism, we automatically visualise decluttering our clothes, furniture, knick knacks, and other … Continue reading Where Can We Apply Minimalism?
When we think of minimalism, we often visualise the following scenarios: Bare and white house interiorsOwning super few pieces of clothing in neutral colorsBecoming a nomadBecoming vegan / zero-waste While there is nothing wrong with these (I personally am working towards reducing waste), thinking that minimalism has to look like this can hinder people from … Continue reading Minimalism Looks Different For Everyone
Simple living can mean a lot of things to different people. For me, it is about slowing down, trying to make stuff instead of buying, just having enough, and simplifying decision making. I started moving towards this path just almost a year ago, and I am loving it so far. I know that this concept … Continue reading My Simple Living Mindset