5 Benefits of Clutter Free Living

5 Benefits of Clutter Free Living

The definition of clutter is “a lot of objects in a state of being untidy”. But the problem is, some people have learnt to live with their  “clutter” and have developed ways to keep it tidy. I know, because I used to be one of those people. Clutter overwhelm I had drawers full to the brim with flawlessly folded clothes, kitchen cupboards full of perfectly […]

Why Lagom is Replacing Hygge in 2017 as the Latest Word Trend

Why Lagom is Replacing Hygge in 2017 as the Latest Word Trend

If you were paying attention last year, you’ll probably have noticed the hard-to-escape-from Danish word ‘Hygge’. Difficult to translate literally into English, ‘Hygge’ is all about embodying all things warm and cosy. I learnt about this supposedly indescribable word when I lived in the Netherlands where they have their own version, ‘Gezellig’ (pronounced guh-sell-igkh and with a lot of throat gargling sounds). I wonder why […]

How to Fill Your Home with Things That Spark Joy

How to Fill Your Home with Things That Spark Joy

You may have already heard of Marie Kondo’s book ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’; perhaps you’ve even read it yourself. It was certainly a game changer for me. With a bold claim of ‘A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever’, this book by Japan’s expert declutterer has revolutionised the way a lot of us store and interact with our belongings. With a three-month […]