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What the world needs more of is less.

We don’t need more. What the world needs more of is LESS. Note: When I started writing this article, it was just before Christmas.  The past year seems to be a blur but I was determined to address this topic.   This is a topic I’m very passionate about and…

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Minimal Living: Spring is the perfect time of year for minimalists.

It’s hard to believe that it is already the beginning of April. I know I have not written an essay lately and I apologize but I honestly do not know where the past few months have gone!  Do you feel that way also? Seems like in a blink of an…

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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…

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How are you doing on those January resolutions?

It’s hard to believe that half of 2015 is behind us.  Remember those January resolutions?  How are you doing on those?  Yuck right? Don’t worry.  It’s a new day, beginning of July and still time to complete those resolutions if you really want to.  After all January 2016 is about…

10 for 10: Decluttering Tasks You Can Tackle in the Morning

We’re all busy in the mornings – that’s usually the time we’re bustling about trying to rush out the door in time. Here’s a brilliant idea – we’re introducing a new challenge. We’re challenging you to tackle 10 tasks in under 10 minutes. We’ll call it 10 for 10! Sounds great,…

How to minimize your mailbox.

Whew! When I opened my mailbox Tuesday after the holiday, I was literally stunned by the amount of crap in there and the fact that there were zero bills.  Why? Because most of my bills are sent electronically to me.  There are two that I do receive hard copies of…

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Do You REALLY Need To Have It All? How To Reach Your Goals.

Lately, I’ve been going through a new phase in my life that will take my minimalist lifestyle to another level.  I’m excited by this new phase as I continue to map out my the life the way I want to live it. The two biggest areas that will be changing…

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10 Reasons To Live A Minimalist Lifestyle

Many of you know my story and that I did not embrace minimalism until I was 50.  Little late to the party – I know!  What you also may not know is that this is a work in progress for me and every day I move further along my minimalist…

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The 7 Stages of Minimalists

Today’s post is just for fun! Enjoy! The 7 Stages of Minimalists – which stage do you fall under? CURIOSITY – Those who fall into the CURIOSITY stage may have just discovered minimalism and the benefits of living with less. At this stage, you’re fascinated with the idea and you…

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Downsizing In A Supersized World

I am not a big television watcher but I do watch an hour or so in the evenings.  I tend to stay away from the news because there is never anything good being reported on the news and I find it quite depressing actually.  We have to watch our thoughts…