minimalism

12 Holiday Gift Ideas For The Minimalist

12 Holiday Gift Ideas For The Minimalist

After becoming a minimalist, holiday gift-giving and receiving became more complicated. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love gift-giving, and I truly cherish all of the gifts I receive, but I try to be more thoughtful and practical since I decluttered 60% of my belongings.

Here are 12 practical and thoughtful gifts ideas for the minimalist in your life.

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Declutter Your Fantasy Self And Let Your Authentic Self Shine

Declutter Your Fantasy Self And Let Your Authentic Self Shine

Lately I’ve been going down a rabbit hole of minimalist YouTube channels. Several videos kept popping up titled, “Decluttering My Fantasy Self” and I was intrigued... Keep reading to learn how to identify your "fantasy selves" and get rid of those skeletons in your closet so your authentic self can have the spotlight.

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How To Start Thinking Like A Minimalist

How To Start Thinking Like A Minimalist

This month I wrote a lot about cultivating a minimalist mindset. For me, minimalism began with changing my mindset about consumption, relationships, and letting go, and less about the act of decluttering (although we will definitely get into that!) Here is a super actionable list of things to do to start thinking like a minimalist...

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Minimalism 101: Habit-Building Strategies To Minimize Desire & Consumption

Minimalism 101: Habit-Building Strategies To Minimize Desire & Consumption

Eliminating desire seems to go against every natural human inclination, but with practice and through mindful habit-building, it is possible. And once small milestones are achieved, it is also deeply gratifying. But how do we start making the small steps toward wanting less? Here is the formula that worked for me.I encourage you to use your biggest consumption weakness and tackle it using some of the strategies I discuss. All it takes is a couple minutes of mindful reflection and a commitment to change your environment to set yourself up for success.

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I Created My Own Creative Space On A Budget. You Can Too.

I Created My Own Creative Space On A Budget. You Can Too.

Alternate Title: "Doing What You Can With What You’ve Got"

This year, I decided to make creativity a priority in my life. Keeping with this thread, I knew I would eventually need to designate a space in my home to create. I turned my spare room into a creative studio with a super small budget. Take a look at my process and let your imagination run wild with what you could do with your space! You don't need a whole room, either. You could just as easily set up a writing desk in a corner of your living room or buy an organization station for your art supplies.

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