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December 15, 2019

Things I stopped buying

One major (not so secret) secret to living more minimalistically and frugally is to buy less and to buy mostly items that have multiple purposes. I tried to incorporate this thinking into my daily life and soon learned that I need way less than I...

December 8, 2019

My anti-minimalistic areas

First and foremost: I am no minimalist. I like to see where I can reduce the amount of stuff I have. However, I still have a lot of extras and more than I need. There are even some areas where I am the absolute opposite of minimalistic. And yo...

October 20, 2019

Unusual questions to let things go

Letting go of things is hard for many people, myself included. Making decisions in general can be hard. What usually helps is to have a guideline; an orientation on what to base decisions on. So today, I want to provide you with such a...

October 13, 2019

Replacing five products with one

We often talk about minimizing the amount of stuff in our homes. Of course, we don‘t want to quit all the nice things in life. In order to have your cake and eat it too, opt for multipurpose things. Today, I want to share how one product...

September 1, 2019

Weird clutter facts

We often talk about clutter and how to declutter. However, we never talked about weird clutter facts. Recognizing them was an eye-opening experience for me on why we accumulate stuff, why we have a hard time letting stuff go and more. Dive right in...

August 4, 2019

Decluttering things that are not things

When it comes to decluttering, many people, including myself, like to focus on physical items. The reason is simple: it’s the easiest form of decluttering. Items that you can actually hold and bring out of your home are relatively...

June 7, 2019

My education has always been one of my highest priorities. In the following months, I will be finishing my Ph.D. Due to this, and the fact that I have some things to rearrange in my personal life, Jana Organizes It All and my website www.jana-organizes.com will take a...

May 12, 2019

Losing weight on a budget

In the past year, I lost about 30kg (66lbs; update: now it's about 40Kg/ 88lbs). While this wasn’t and isn’t always easy, it surely wasn’t and isn’t expensive. So ‘I can’t afford x and y to lose weight’ goes right out the window. In fact, my...

February 3, 2019

Easy minimizing

I am no minimalist. I don’t want to be a minimalist. But I like to minimize the amount of stuff I have. Over the years I learned some mindsets and tricks to help me reduce the amount of stuff I have without much hassle. Today, I am sharing my insights wi...