Minimalism, a great gift to yourself.

Keep it as simple as you want, as simple as you need. Within hours of walking off an airplane from a much warmer climate, we had to brave the craziness of a Costco. It was because we needed things. There was minimal food in the house. We filled up on things we needed. The front […]

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Minimalism and Emails

How many promotional emails do you get? In this age, most of us are getting some of these kinds of messages. How many of these do we really need to read? If you are about to answer this question quickly. Stop for a second or two and think about your possible response. Can you think […]

Minimalism and Not Having Kids

A Minimalist Life Without Having Children How Saying No to Parenthood is an Act of Minimalism in Itself From a youthful age, I knew having children was not going to be part of my future. I was told “You’ll change your mind”. That never happened.  My journey through minimalism has been about life constantly evolving […]

Minimalism At The Office

  Trying to keep the home office simple now. Although the cat isn’t simple. This is a quick snapshot of what my home office work area looks like now. It was previously quite a colluded mess of semi-organized stuff. I still have some of that stuff. Some of that stuff was donated so others could […]

Combining Minimalism With Writing

Minimalism and writing go together pretty well. Good writing is judged on whether it is good reading. The editing process is where the concept of less is more rings total truth. The process of being at the desk, or having the fresh page ready for writing, is where the conversation begins. It is like having a conversation […]

Minimalism and Social Media

Social Media is meant to be social. Otherwise it would just be thought of as an interactive computer game. It is meant to be a pleasant distraction. It is not meant to be a complete overwhelming distraction. Companies are looking to be the next Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat ad Instagram. They are looking to hit upon […]

Less is More, Really. Act 2

I keep thinking back to this old house. How the clutter made up such a part of what the house was. How that was then and this is now. I never realized being surrounded by clutter through my life would eventually influence my drive to work towards minimalism. In my view, having a ton of […]

Less Is More, Really.

You don’t need all kinds of stuff. Maybe you need less of it. If you need more, it should only be things that you find real value in. Things you can need to live and survive.  In my younger days, there was zero understanding of what hoarding was. I would be in amazement of all […]