How to Plan and Organize a Capsule Wardrobe

In a lot of the articles I read about capsule wardrobes and decluttering your closet, the first step is usually the same: go in with guns blazing, get your hands dirty, and get rid of everything you don’t want. While decluttering is a hugely important part of the process, I’d like to argue that there’s

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A Minimal Nail Care Routine

If you’ve ever shopped at a drug store for nail polish, you’ll know that there are entire walls just full of colours. Hundreds of subtly different shades of red; each brand’s take on the new ‘in’ colours; the latest long-wear, no-chip, perfect formula (until the next one comes out). And right next to that will

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10 Steps You Can Take to Fight Fast Fashion

Fast fashion is bad. I don’t mean to sound preachy here. I aim to lead by example and educate others so they can make an informed decision about the products they buy and the companies they support. But when you look at the facts, objectively it’s hard to disagree that fast fashion is really problematic

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The Empty Room: A Metaphor for Minimalism

Have you ever felt like there is something holding you back from achieving happiness and fulfillment in your life? Perhaps you should try sitting in an empty room. Okay, not a literal empty room – I’m using it more as a metaphor for minimalism. Which might sound funny if you’re new to minimalism. I think

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5 Times When Shopping is Not the Answer

Why do people shop? Aside from needing something, there are a lot of reasons why people pull out their purses and make a purchase – and they’re not always the right ones. Here are 5 times when shopping is not the answer (and what to do instead). 1. When you don’t really need something. There

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