how to simplify your home

How to Simplify Your Home

Aesthetic chaos sucks the energy right out of us. Cluttered rooms and closets mentally wear us down. When our eyes have no clear space to rest, we become visually overwhelmed. –Looking for easy tips to simplify your home and create some optic calm? Come on, let’s dig in.

The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.

-Joshua Becker

how to simplify your home

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Michelle Janeen

Some think if they organize the stuff they don’t use into storage bins or units, they’ll feel better. Life Hack: If you have to pay for stuff to organize stuff — you have too much stuff.

Storing things under your bed, at the top of your closet, or renting a unit is not a solution. Out of sight is not out of mind. You’re paying for that physical and mental storage one way or another.

organized closet

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like.

-Will Smith

Our culture has cornered the market on eating too much, wanting too much, and buying too much. Society subconsciously whispers, “Hey you, fill your gaping emotional hole with these new shiny things.”

Nonsense. You know what most of us truly want? –Connection.

The Flow-down

Spend some time deciding which things should stay or go, whether to sell, donate, or ditch, and then reinforce your new simplified mindset by rejecting the urge to buy things you don’t need. For a deeper dive, read The More of Less by Joshua Becker. The goal is to surround yourself and your family only with things that promote connection. The less stuff you have to deal with, the more life you have to live. –xo

*Featured Image | McGee & Co.

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