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Why simplicity is the answer to our destructive culture of consumerism

The entrenched culture of consumerism we Westerners live amidst, reaches its tentacles far further than just the physical stuff that we buy.

We consume entertainment. We consume experiences. 386 more words

Edit Your Self

you will fail at minimalism

I had a mental breakdown today. And I really think we need to talk about these things. Minimalism is something that somehow is mostly portrayed as a result, a goal, an achievement of the perfect life, the stress-free effective life that is focused upon beauty, relaxation, richness, oneness.. 393 more words


The 7 Day Minimalism Kickstart: Day 4

Day 4: Put a box in your hallway or car boot for donations. Donate three books or DVDs that you have not read or watched this year. 242 more words


Are Nesting and Minimizing Compatible?

My answer is yes.

But before I give my whys, lets define the term “nesting” for those not in the know. Here are two similar definitions from two different websites: 442 more words

Intentional Living

The Anticipated Struggle

Minimalism is hard, ya’ll.

Really, I could end this post right then and there. For a seasoned minimalist, it’s become no sweat. It’s an adopted lifestyle that has this sense of duty and fulfillment with ease. 294 more words


Simple Sunday​

Another gorgeous day. The air is crisp and smells lovely of mowed grass and split oak.

B and Z used the wood splitter(rented) for about 5 hours and did most all f the huge oak we had taken down last year. 591 more words

A Paler Shade of White...

Often I will type “Minimalism” into a search engine because my mind will not stop harassing me.  It has the idea that I must become more studious of the topic, by accumulating liquid knowledge mixers, made from not only the top shelf, but the less affordable bottom row.  336 more words