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Archive for April 2017

Why Moms are Overwhelmed and Stressed Out

Being a mother these days is stressful, but that is not your fault! Most mothers today feel like an out-of-control juggler that has so many objects up in the air if there is even one misstep, everything is going to fall apart around them. We all go into motherhood with good intentions; dreams of snuggles,…

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Embracing Minimalism Begins With Changing Your Focus

Decluttering each area of the house is important, but if you have decided to embrace minimalism, it takes more than just dropping bags of donations off at the local charity. Embracing minimalism begins when you change your focus, your thought process and what you view as a priority in your life. Decluttering can temporarily alleviate…

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Decluttering Through Distractions: How to Maintain Focus

Focus is often hard to keep when the home is cluttered. And then as interesting things are found in the decluttering process, it’s easy to be distracted by reliving memories, finding magazines that you hadn’t had time to look through yet, or re-reading the story that your daughter wrote in 4th grade. Everyone struggles with maintaining…

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What is Minimalism?

My favorite summary of minimalism is Joshua Becker’s quote: “Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of everything that distracts us from it.” That is the main philosophy of minimalism. “Minimalism is a tool that can assist you in finding freedom. Freedom from fear. Freedom from worry. Freedom from…

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