Today I am un-hauling a lot of stuff (as described by Abundantly Minimal on YouTube). I gave away some crafty stuff this morning and I’m now sorting through some bits to list on Asia Expat. Asia Expat is like Gumtree or Free cycle in the UK. We have a lot of stuff collected for “what… Continue reading Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.
Simple Life, Happy Wife. I have found an AMAZING new minimalist Youtube channel. The channel is called “The Messy Minimalist”. She has an amazing house and runs an Inn too! I find it so satisfying as she has SO MUCH STUFF. Self admitted hoarder and “Messy Minimalist” Rachel, takes us through her journey… Continue reading My new Minimalist Obsession
Another post of self-cleansing, decluttering theme. I am preparing to travel for a month, and am spending the weekend tying up all the loose ends before I go. I find that although the amount of stuff I have has reduced, I am spending a lot of time on menial tasks that I don’t enjoy. I… Continue reading Simplifying your life.
Yesterday I had an interesting evening. I was drinking tea and listening to music, when out of the corner of my eye I saw something black on the ceiling. I thought, “Oh, I must need to clean up there!” *Sidenote. I am short sighted. It was only a blooming cockroach wasn’t it?! I was alone,… Continue reading Wife vs Roach
After visiting Japan, I started reading a bit more about Japanese Minimalism. There is a book out on the subject by Fumio Sasaki called Goodbye Things. I have already read KonMari: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. We are certainly tidy, but have TOO.MUCH.STUFF. As we prepare to move and try to reduce the… Continue reading Declutter, Declutter, Declutter.
The above are all lifestyles that I try to subscribe to, and if you watch Youtube regularly, you will know that these videos are popular and always trending. I try to incorporate these ideas into my life and get a lot of anxiety or guilt if I am unsuccessful. For example, I have been vegetarian… Continue reading Minimalism, Zero Waste, Guilt Free and Vegan.