The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

"To truly cherish the things that are important to you, you must first discard those things that have outlived their purpose"

 

I first heard of this little book when Jodi mentioned it in a post. Being the decluttering junkie that I am, I immediately added my name to my local library reservation list for the book, resisted buying it several times and impatiently waited. It finally arrived in my hot little hands about a month ago, and I devoured it in a day. And then re-read it a couple of weeks later. Yes, I am a nerd like that sometimes ;) 

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22 Ways to Live a Little Lighter..

Lately, I've realised (with a start!) that our life looks suspiciously like I dreamt it would when I was sitting at my work desk under fluro lights in front of a computer a few years ago... When I actually stop to reflect on how different my life is now, and how well it has started to align with my values, I'm actually kind of astounded. And yep, the last 12 months on the farm has certainly played a large roll in that, but I can see now much more clearly how I could continue to be aligned if we were no longer living here or growing so much of our own food.  

Over time, simple changes made in our home have added up to big results - and I thought it would be good to share some of them with you, so that you too can start to make some simple changes (or keep adding to the changes you've already made). Below is a list of some of the changes we've made to how we live - I hope it inspires you work towards living a little lighter too!

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