Quick Tip: Declutter When You're Frustrated

As I've been focused on the book project for the past month, I've been in "survival mode" at home. The basics are getting done, but we've lowered our standards and I'm starting to see clutter build up around our home -- a pile here, a messy closet there. But I've noticed a funny thing --…

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Book List: Reducing Clutter

As we kick off the new year (although I guess it’s not too new anymore…), I wanted to share some book recommendations for your reading list this year. These are books that I’ve read, are on my to-read list or come highly recommended from others. Out of the nine books listed below, I've had the…

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What I Learned From 33 Articles of Clothing

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: I can remember where I was sitting when I first heard about Project 333. I was sitting in my mother-in-law's house in Omaha, NE, when one of my friends mentioned that she was picking out her clothes for Project 333. I was intrigued. And then, next…

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10 Reasons Minimalism May Be Right For You
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10 Reasons Minimalism May Be Right For You

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Minimalism as a lifestyle is a movement that seeks to pare down possessions to only the essential. Because life can be lived richer and fuller when unnecessary possessions have been removed, it is a growing trend that includes more than just young, single, 20-somethings. Many families…

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Choosing Clutter-Less Gifts This Holiday Season

The following is a guest post from Linda Samuels, author of The Other Side of Organized: There are gift-giving alternatives that can minimize clutter, strengthen our relationships and increase positive memories. Gifts to our loved ones in the form of more time together can be much more meaningful and appreciated. As winter brings us into…

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7 Surprising Areas Where You'll Be Happier With Less

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: From the moment we're born, we're told to pursue more and more. Advertisements scream to us on a daily basis from every television, radio, newspaper, magazine, billboard, and website that more is better. As a result, we work long hours to earn the money to purchase…

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10 Minutes to a Clutter-Free Morning

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Let's face it. Mornings can be tough. In many homes, they are famous for containing too much to do and too little time. But mornings set the mood for the rest of our day. They have the potential to energize us or drain us. They have the…

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5-Day Challenge: Declutter 25 Things

Each week here at Life Your Way, we focus on one five-day challenge. The challenges will take place on a different channel each week and include small, measurable goals to help you improve your life. This week's challenge is to start preparing for the busy holiday season by decluttering your home. As we head into…

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Declutter & Make Money by Selling Your Stuff
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Declutter & Make Money by Selling Your Stuff

The first step of decluttering is often the hardest step, and while I promise that the end results will be worth all of your effort and hard work, I know that promise is not always enough to motivate you to get started. For some people, the motivation they need is knowing they can earn money…

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Organization's Three Most Important Questions

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Two and a half years ago, my wife and I (and two small children) decided to embrace a minimalist lifestyle. Since then, our lives have changed drastically for the better. By removing the clutter and nonessentials from our home and lives, we have found extra time,…

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