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17 January 2021

Minimalism: Seven ways to help you let go of your past self

One of the most significant blockers to letting go of stuff is a reluctance to part with our old self and past identities. This might come in the form of ...

16 January 2021

Seven reasons why minimalism doesn't mean deprivation

There is a common misconception that minimalism is about living a life of deprivation and this could not be further from the truth. So for those who see it as ...

14 January 2021

Lisa Bronner discusses minimalism, the decluttering of old identities and your past self

Lisa Bronner has come up with a fool proof way to make sure you don’t find yourself sitting amongst the same unwanted items this year, so we spent some time ...

10 January 2021

Minimalism: Seven tips for a successful no-buy year

Many YouTubers and bloggers are currently reflecting on their no-buy year in 2020 or setting themselves up with goals for the same in 2021. While this new year’s resolution may ...

8 January 2021

Minimalism: Seven simple pleasures for lockdown 3.0

The temptation might be to scroll through your favourite shopping sites and buy things to give yourself a little boost as the delivery driver knocks on your door, but before ...

6 January 2021

Minimalism: Why your label maker is your new best friend when you’re minimising

I have recently found a new passion in life- labelling! The label maker is an inexpensive way to help you declutter and minimise your home. Believe it or not, it ...

5 January 2021

Minimalism: Why lockdown 3.0 is the perfect time to declutter

As we find ourselves in the midst of another lockdown, rather than looking to the negatives, it’s important to see the opportunities that lie within being at home more. One ...

31 December 2020

Seven ways minimalism can help you make faster decisions

As we’ve already discovered minimalism can help you in lots of areas of your life if you allow it into your world- today we are going to explore how it ...

20 December 2020

Minimalism: Seven reasons to stop buying gifts NOW

If you’re still spending money hand over fist because there are a few shopping days left until Christmas- pause, take a moment and read this. There are so many reasons ...
18 December 2020

How clean is your house?: Doctors share COVID cleaning hacks

As the nation prepares for guests over the festive season, new research from GAMA Healthcare, Britain’s leading supplier of disinfectant wipes and infection control training to the NHS, reveals that a significant ...

14 December 2020

Everything we know so far about the new The Minimalists: Less is Now documentary

Before Marie Kondo and The Home Edit, there were The Minimalists- two childhood friends who ditched the so-called dream of the big job, the flashy car, the palatial house and ...
13 December 2020

Minimalism: How to cope with gift overwhelm at Christmas when you're a minimalist

Maybe you are a minimalist and your partner isn’t or perhaps you have told people you are cutting back on gifts this year and they have ignored your requests. It’s ...
9 December 2020

Seven ways minimalism makes your home cleaner

Minimalism has a wealth of benefits- one of those is that you can live a cleaner existence if you adopt this lifestyle. So if your desire is to have a ...
8 December 2020

Minimalism: How to get back on track when you lose your decluttering motivation

What happens when you’ve decluttered for weeks on end and then you come to a standstill? What if you look around and see nothing but mess but have no desire ...

7 December 2020

Minimalism: How hotel rooms can guide you in your minimalist journey

Think about every hotel room you’ve ever stayed in- what do they all have in common whether they are five or one star? They are minimal.  It may sound silly, ...
1 December 2020

Seven things you can declutter in the first week of December

If you’ve already decluttered everything from the December list of things to purge- well done! If not, it might be worth reading that first so you can be as thorough ...

30 November 2020

Exclusive interview with YouTuber Ashlynne Eaton on minimalism, simplifying and Christmas

Tea enthusiast Ashlynne Eaton spent a little part of her day here at Female First where we discussed life as a YouTuber, how she found simple living and what Christmas ...

30 November 2020

A minimalist’s best friend: Seven ways to use a Mason Jar

Today is National Mason Jar Day and we couldn’t let this celebration go by without giving this versatile product a shout out. A minimalist’s best friend because it can be ...

29 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven minimalist gifting rules to try this Christmastime

I am not saying that all minimalists live by  these rules, nor am I saying that you need to, however if you are looking to have a more minimal Christmas ...
27 November 2020

Before you spend any money this Black Friday ask yourself these seven questions

If you’ve not yet bought something in the Black Friday sales but have something in your shopping basket or are contemplating getting something when you finish work, ask yourself these ...

25 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven reminders you need to minimise again

If you have already decluttered your home and feel comfortable with your space, be careful, as things can come creeping back in without you really noticing. If you’re unsure if ...
24 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven ways to embrace a more minimalist Christmas

If you want to have a simpler, stripped back Christmas this year compared to last and the many more before them, here are just a few suggestions to keep things ...
23 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven minimalist practices you can adopt today

Minimalism isn’t a one time event or a one trick pony, it doesn’t suddenly stop once the decluttering is over. It is an ongoing process and requires practice.  If you ...

22 November 2020

Seven things you relish as a minimalist

There are many things to enjoy about the minimalist lifestyle but here are our top picks when it comes to living a simpler life. Empty space: This is something you ...