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Want To Be Happy? Be Grateful.

There is quite a lot going on right now in the world.  Even if you are like me and try not to let the disturbing news affect you, some days it can be tough. I try to keep updated with a general overview of world events but other days, I…

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…

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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…

A Mother/Daughter Journey Into Minimalism

Turns out my interest in cleaning up my life and finding happiness appealed to not just me, but to my mother as well. She too has decided to dive into a life of minimalism. Together, we’ve decided to set a few milestones. Milestone one: Clean up and de-clutter our homes….

Minimalism Definition. A Few Thoughts.

Many of us have jumped on board of one fad or another. The term “hipster” was coined for those who seem to be looped in with some of the more common fads flowing today. These fads circulate the globe, starting in one location and ultimately ending in another as much…