How to Declutter in 5 Steps

Whether you’re trying to clean, simplify, downsize or reorganize, it’s best to use a system when you want to declutter. Otherwise you’ll get overwhelmed and stop in the middle. Plus if you ever have to move, you’ll be glad you decluttered in advance. i use this method frequently throughout the year—even minimalists build up clutter! Here’s how to declutter in five steps.

When One Stressor Replaces Another

You finally reached a milestone. You achieved a goal or kicked a habit, and now it's smooth sailing, right? But what happens when you fix one thing, and another problem takes its place? How do you deal with it?

We're going to discuss why this happens, how to fix it, and how to keep it from happening again.

The caveat is, no magic answer solves this problem with no work on your part.

How to Relieve Stress in Your Relationship with Minimalism

Couldn’t everyone do with less stress in their relationships? Estimates in the U.S. still show a divorce rate of 40-50%, which goes up for second marriages. For unmarried couples in committed relationships, it's nearly impossible to say how many break up. Couples fight about money, kids, jobs, big decisions, little decisions. So how can we all get along better, and reduce stress in our relationships with minimalism?

The Best Diet for IBS: How Simplifying My Eating Habits Helped My Symptoms

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the worst! I went to doctors for years to get help. I took countless medications, had invasive tests done, and never got any better. For a long time, doctors said IBS was one of those mystery diagnoses, where nobody understands the cause. Well, I was finally fortunate enough to have the cause of my IBS symptoms found, and how to fix them. Now I want to tell you how simplifying my eating habits helped my symptoms, using the best diet for IBS.