“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” - Hans Hofmann There are so many resources out there talking about minimalism and its benefits such as having less stress, less distractions, less expenses, and more time to focus on important things, just to name a few. If you’ve … Continue reading Easy Minimalism Tips For Beginners
Growing up, we had a cabinet at home that displayed china plates and tea sets that were never used (or maybe used once a year). If we received gifts from relatives overseas, whether they were toiletries or chocolates, we’d save them and stash it somewhere, sometimes even past its best condition and quality. I’m not … Continue reading Do You Save Your Things For Special Occasions? (And Why You Shouldn’t)
It’s been 2 years since I discovered minimalism, and I haven’t looked back since. It’s still an ongoing journey for me, continuously questioning what I needed and what I didn’t, what made me happy and what didn’t add any value. I feel like I still have a long way to go, since admittedly, I feel … Continue reading Why Did I Stick With Minimalism?
With the lockdown restrictions implemented in New Zealand, it’s quite easy to give in and go panic buying for groceries (remember the toilet paper frenzy?) I must admit, once the cases started going up, I was tempted to rush to the supermarket and stock up. Thankfully, we realised that most people would go to the … Continue reading Do I Still Practise Minimalism During Lockdown?
“Letting go of physical clutter also declutters mind and soul.” - April Williams A few days ago, I felt kind of smothered at home, and it made me feel anxious. We really don’t have a home overflowing with stuff, but I just felt the need to declutter and organise; possibly because the events of the … Continue reading Feeling The Need To Declutter and Organise