Sentimentality and Simplicity

I’ve talked at great length about my experience with sentimentalism along with my minimal journey. I still feel like my relationship with “things” is heavily attached to my sentimental tendencies, as evidenced by my spring break shopping and my struggle with minimal budgeting. Savannah, GA made me incredibly sentimental — I kept telling my family […]

My Favorite Minimalist Instagram Accounts

Apologies for the shorter post today! Midterms and some personal conflicts have kept me away from my writing the last few days, but I promise next week I’ll have a longer, fun writeup featuring my spring break plans. In the meantime, I wanted to share some of my biggest inspirations from Instagram. As horrible as […]

Toxic Minimalism

One of my favorite tags on Pinterest for a very long time was the “simplicity” tag. It was filled with useful monthly decluttering challenges, stark Scandinavian interiors, and sweet quotes. Recently, while scouring the tag for inspiration for last week’s post, I realized the tag has become cluttered with angry quotes, “stuff shaming” articles, and […]

How I Planned My Fall Capsule Wardrobe – Part I

For the first time since becoming a minimalist, I have actually had to buy clothing to supplement my wardrobe. I knew it was bad when my mom casually mentioned that I pretty much only had black and grey shirts left in my cold weather clothing. Getting to plan a new capsule is fun and exciting, […]