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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 ...

22 November 2020

Minimalism: How letting go of your fantasy self can help you on your minimalist journey

Your fantasy self is someone you think you would like to be- someone who is often far from who you are now. If you were to be honest with yourself- ...

18 November 2020

Minimalism: Why everyone should try The 30 Day Minimalism Game at least once in their life

Created by The Minimalists- The 30 Day Minimalism Game is a tool to get rid of something or lots of things every single day for an entire month of your ...

17 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven minimalist Christmas activities you can do in lockdown

While we are all stuck inside, it can be tempting to look to shopping for some kind of fulfilment. When you are a minimalist or trying to be one- this ...
16 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven ‘just in case’ items to purge today

Most people keep things with a ‘just in case’ mentality. These items make us feel safe in the knowledge that if something breaks, needs replacing or someone else needs an ...

13 November 2020

How to be kind to the minimalist in your life

If you know someone who is a minimalist or perhaps you live with one, here are some ways to show them kindness on World Kindness Day and beyond.  Don’t poke ...

12 November 2020

Joshua Becker discusses his new app, the minimalist lifestyle and who he looks to for inspiration

YouTuber, author, blogger and now app developer Joshua Becker is one of the most influential people in the minimalism movement so I asked if he would spend some time here ...

10 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven gifts you don’t need to buy at Christmas even though you think you should

Retailers have many clever ploys to get you to justify buying stuff at Christmas, so while you are browsing the stores online, remember that these tricks are intended to make ...
9 November 2020

Top tips for keeping your indoor plants alive during the winter months

I’m Angela Dobson and I am the founder of Green & Wild, an online boutique home to a range of plants and plant accessories. I myself have gone from one ...
9 November 2020

Minimalism: Seven natural Christmas decorations that won’t clog up your storage space

If you love Christmas but think storing things you only use once a year seems pointless- we have you covered. Perhaps you don’t have a lot of storage space but ...