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Clap your hands and start believing in fairies again...

If society tells us to take one path, and our heart is telling us to take another, then follow your heart. Stop being so wise. It’s time to be joyful and silly. 455 more words

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How to become a minimalist 1

Value people over products.
Value relationships over belongings.
Care for yourself, the earth, and others.

Learn to value yourself, your family, your relationships, your time. Stuff can never love you back; people can. 38 more words

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Free yourself of your burdens

When I decided to take the path of minimalism, I never realised how scary, but how liberating, it would be.

I was scared to sell my great-aunt’s bone china tea set. 191 more words

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Rodeo Austin

While focusing on the logistics for data collection, I’ve been doing some preliminary research on my case study, the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo… 382 more words


Matching sets and perfectionism

Are you a perfectionist? I am.

I love everything to match and co-ordinate. I love interior design.

But matching sets make consumers of us all – have you ever realised that? 141 more words

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Consumer Society

Yesterday my class discussed the topic of the “Consumer Society”.
A very misunderstood concept.

What is a “Consumer Society” since we are all consumers?
What is the difference between a consumer and a conserver? 25 more words


Replace, Reduce, Remove: A mantra for minimalism

Everyone’s heard of the old “Reduce, re-use, recycle” mantra of the Green Movement. I’m proposing a new mantra for the minimalism movement.

It’s “Replace, Reduce, Remove.” 284 more words

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