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Budgets Are Bullshit (for Motivating Me to Change)

In my post last week I left out a third dimension to why my family found it so easy to change our spending habits quickly. I attributed the successful early weeks of our Fishtailing Joyride to a combo of a life-changing event that gave us focus (having kids) and a compelling story that showed us another way we could live (MMM’s blog). 704 more words

Conscious Consumption

Big Changes Practically Overnight

Anybody who says they have THE answer to how people can make and maintain big life changes is probably selling a big, hot, steaming pile of crap. 872 more words


on compulsive sharing - another reflection on social media

entry from my journal

I consume without creating. I consume compulsively, when there is little value beyond wasting time. I’ve reduced my consumption temptations. no newsfeed.* no twitter or facebook bookmarks. 433 more words


My top three tools of the beauty trade - & you can win them!

Confession time: despite writing in a guest blog post for Midlands Minimalist last week about the ‘one in, one out, one spare’ rule for toiletries and makeup, I have started stockpiling Shu Uemura eyelash curlers. 561 more words

Laces and Hair Launch Their Manifesto: Stereotypes, Blame, Guilt and Fear

In our new book Customer Experiences with Soul, Maria and I interview Cris Dios, a cosmetologist and founder of Laces and Hair, whose relationship with hair began through her grandfather, who used to develop homemade formulas for those who wanted to take care of the health of the scalp and hair. 642 more words

In The News


Friday, May 19, 2017:

I roll the Mini off a busy suburban street onto an offshoot, a gravel road I literally drive by 5 times a week but have never noticed.   583 more words

Conscious Consumption: What I Read, Listened To, and Watched This Week

I’ve learned in the past year or so to be more mindful about the entertainment I consume.  Not just the quantity of it, but the quality of it as well.   739 more words