Why we’re afraid to declutter

Why are we afraid to declutter ? – Because the stuff we own has power. – Because if we let go of our stuff we fear we’ll lose the memories associated with it, of our achievements, or the people we associate with it. – Because I know I’ll...

The Minimalist Wardrobe – Part II

I’ve written about the Minimalist Wardrobe before. Its probably one of my most popular blog posts. Here’s another idea that may help you minimalise your wardrobe space. There ought to be three types of clothes in your wardrobe 1) The clothes that fit you...

Needs vs Wants

I came across this magazine. As a Minimalist, my first thought was that this is just plain wrong, its needs vs wants. Here’s why. We need a roof over our head, food on the table, to feel safe. New clothes are a want, a desire, like desiring a Ferrari, desiring...

Is it worth it ?

Is it worth it ? Your stuff that is. Is it really worth what you think it is ? If all your stuff suddenly disappeared from your home, and you had to buy it all back again, how much would you pay ? That set of odd mugs that greet you as you open the cupboard, that one...