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Living Minimally Equals Living Abundantly

One thing that is hard for many of us to wrap our brains around is living abundantly while being a minimalist.  Living minimally and living abundantly are actually quite possible.  These two words are actually not polar opposites like you may think. One definition for abundance is: overflowing fullness:  abundance…

Be In The Moment, Happiness Is Right Now

It was a wonderful weekend in North Florida with the days starting off chilly but warming by afternoon.  I was feeling very stressed last week and by Friday evening, was not in much of a mood to do anything but sleep – I was that tired.  Have you ever felt…

Minimalism in Life: A New Minimalist You?

Another year has gone by and we find ourselves knocking on the door to 2013. Are you ready? Are we ever really ready? Every year as we come closer and closer to January 1 of the next year, I clean. I clean, clean, clean. Last year was the first in…

Challenging the way you think about minimalism

Do you have 100 items or less? An iphone? An all white house? Not a single item out of place in your home and nothing “unnecessary”? So what! Before you begin jumping to conclusion that minimalism is not for you simply because you have 101 items, a fancy iphone or…

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Minimalist Lifestye: Is Minimalism Right For You?

Is Minimalism Right For You? Do you find yourself caught wishing you had more money, time, or energy for the more important items in your life? Do you wish you didn’t have so many bills expenses? Do you find yourself constantly trying to keep up with the Jones or Smiths,…

Minimalism: Cleaning Your Life

There’s still plenty left for me to do in my home to prepare for my new life in minimalism. I still have the hardest rooms left to tackle, my bedroom included. The rooms that carry the most memories and items. But during this process came another one, the process of…

Reblogged: Minimalism While Raising A Family

Minimalism While Raising A Family The more I research minimalism, the more I like what I learn and think this approach would be so valuable to families today.  It seems that I grew up in a time of minimalism and did not even realize it. Mom stayed home raising us…

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Where to Start? Entering into Minimalism.

Are you asking yourself the question: Where to start? I know how you feel! Over the past week I’ve been making my way from room to room in my house, cleaning and de-cluttering. I figured out where I should start, but for each person this could be different. Here’s some…

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Eliminate the need to “keep up” thru a life of minimalism

We all know the sayings, there’s always someone to keep up with. And I’m sure we’re all aware of the consequences from keeping up with such-and-such. That $400 car payment, $300 credit card payment, $1000 mortgage payment, etc. is plenty proof of the consequences. Next thing you know you’re spending…

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How to Simplify Life: The First Step into Minimalism

The Why: I discovered I have too much “stuff”. I discovered I’m not living the way someone “should” to be happy. I place these items in “” as these vary from person to person. There are no set rules on how someone should behave, should live, and what items can…