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Minimalist wardrobe

A Minimalist Capsule Wardrobe

What is a capsule wardrobe, and why would I need one? You have probably asked yourself these questions many times, I know I used to. While I have pretty much adopted a minimalist lifestyle, my wardrobe was the ‘last man …

Digital Minimalism

Have you ever considered how our attention is being hijacked and exploited by new technologies? The philosophy of digital minimalism can optimise the way we use our personal technology. It does this by embracing new innovations in a way that …
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Minimalist Toys – are there such things?

Minimalism is a current buzz word – but what is it, and how do you become one? Probably the most important question I had is why would you want to become one? As mentioned in our About page, we were …
Kids and Minimalism, it can work

Kids and Minimalism – does it work?

For most people, kids and minimalism usually don’t go together. Once kids come along the amount of ‘stuff’ that enters the house is extraordinary. Often stress levels rise also as new demands are placed on parents. It is possible to …
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Christmas in our Minimalist Household

It’s that time of the year again! We love Christmas with all it’s giving and receiving. While Christmas in our minimalist household has certainly decreased the quantity, it’s improved the quality and intentionality with which we give gifts. My …
Minimalist boy with toy

Minimalism and Kids – Toys

Minimalism and Kids – decluttering toys Begin the toy declutter Typically when we think of minimalism and kids we also think of all the toys kids have, and the difficulty of deluttering toys. Can minimalism and kids work together? Are …
A minimalsit mindset

The Minimalist Mindset

Minimalism is more than decluttering and simplifying alone. Those are important parts of the minimalist journey, but truly embracing minimalism involves shifting the way you think. Once you are able to do that you will adopt a minimalist mindset. …