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  • Minimalist Living: 50 Things To Get Rid Of In 2018


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    Posted: May 04, 2018 Posted: May 04, 2018

    | A Youtube Vlog to teach you how to minimalise your lifestyle. It's 2018, it's time to declutter.


    In this vlog by Youtuber Madeleine Olivia, we're given a kick start into minimalist living by learning a whopping fifty items that we don't need or that no longer serve us. Here, discover what you should be letting go of this year and be empowerd to declutter your life!

    Minimalism has changed my life for the better in so many ways. I feel that is has truly allowed me to find meaning in my life, pursue my dreams and let go of the fear and insecurities that came with placing so much value on things. This past year and a half has been a rollercoaster of emotions and a huge learning experience for me. What begun with decluttering my wardrobe and letting go of a job I hated, ended in travelling the world with a backpack, owning only what has value for me and pursuing my dream career working for myself online. If you want the full story of how minimalism has changed my life, you can check it out in my latest video, linked in my bio👆🏻Let me know below how minimalism has changed YOUR life in the comments. Want to be inspired by your experiences too!

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    1. Clothes that you don't wear or clothes that don't fit
    2. Old gadgets and electronics
    3. Toiletries and makeup that has gone out of date
    4. Multiples of the same type of product
    5. Handbags that you don't use
    6. Shoes that are uncomfortable
    7. Out-of-date food
    8. Things that are broken beyond repair
    9. Mismatched or worn out tuppaware containers
    10. Things that you have no idea of the purpose of
    11. Odd socks
    12. Old papers and documents
    13. Kitchen appliances that serve no regular use
    14. Other kitchen gadgets that you never use
    15. Store cards and loyalty from shops you don't go to
    16. Books you will never read
    17. Extra bed linen and towels
    18. Pens that don't work
    19. Old CDs and DVDs: go digital
    20. Email subcription lists
    21. Ill-fitting or tatty old bras
    22. Spare make up brushes in sets
    23. Gifts that you don't like
    24. Mugs from the back of the cupboard
    25. Old or unread magazines
    26. Fancy dress costumes
    27. Beauty product samples
    28. Childhood cuddly toys
    29. Used notebooks
    30. Endless candles and tealights
    31. Household decorations that don't fit the home
    32. Extra sofa and bed cushions
    33. Old video and board games
    34. Dead plants
    35. Glasses and cups you never drink from
    36. Jewellery that you don't wear
    37. Unused wires, cables and chargers
    38. Old, dead, empty batteries
    39. Old mobile phones
    40. Extra coat hangers
    41. 'Junk' draws
    42. Physical copies of takeaway menus
    43. Physical copies of appliance or electronic manual
    44. Cookbooks with no regular use
    45. Excessive amounts of shopping bags
    46. Furniture you don't like
    47. Old pyjamas or tattered t-shirts
    48. Band or film posters
    49. Old birthday and Christmas cards
    50. Negative mindset!

    Remember, it is vitally important for the environment that you 'get rid' of your things responsibly. Most things can be fixed, upcycled, recycled, sold, repurposed or donated to charity or friends/family rather than thrown onto landfill!