About

Minimalism and me

Minimalism offers everyone an opportunity to live and full and meaningful life with less. Its focus is on removing the things in your life that no longer serve you such as clutter or unwanted distractions, enabling a focus on the things that really matter.

Sometimes called ‘intentional living’ or ‘simple living’, modern-day minimalism isn’t necessarily about white, empty spaces (although it can be if that’s for you). Rather, it’s about emphasizing the positive aspects of a life without the trappings of consumerism.

I’m Catherine. I live in the heart of England with my husband, teenager and dog. You may have come across me as Midlands Minimalist; I switched to using my own name on this site in April 2018.

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My goal

The aim of this site is to help you along your journey towards minimalism and simple living. Check out my blog posts to discover insights into a range of topics including:

  • Decluttering
  • The minimalist kitchen
  • Simple wardrobe
  • Digital detox
  • Wellbeing
  • Budgeting
  • Ethical consumerism
  • Sustainable living

Join the conversation

Find me on twitter @CathElizGordon or on Instagram @catherineelizabethgordon and let me know what interests you!

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