Decluttering: What to do with sentimental items

Decluttering: What to do with sentimental items

Mementos, memorabilia, sentimental stuff – we all got it. And sometimes it’s hard – maybe even impossible – to let go. Growing up with grandparents who were the embodiment of the postwar generation’s “Let’s keep that just in case”, I know the drama. There’s the “just in case” factor that still weighs heavy on me [...]

Reading Marie Kondo and so much more … “The life-changing magic of tidying up”

Reading Marie Kondo and so much more … “The life-changing magic of tidying up”

My oh my – the world is my oyster and I am allergic to seafood … I have to change. Or: I have to change something. Over the last few years and months I’ve read tons of books about ADHD, anxiety disorders and mindfulness. One thing I’ve learned is that I can focus and work [...]

Reading: “Goodbye Things: On minimalist living” by Fumio Sasaki

Reading: “Goodbye Things: On minimalist living” by Fumio Sasaki

I started reading about the concept (or rather concepts) of minimalism quite a while ago because in the end, I hate clutter. I'm not much of an interior design aficionado, I'm not interested in decorations and I'm all about efficiency when it comes to using the space I have. Though we live in a beautiful [...]