Living Simple: Slow Down. You’re Moving Too Fast.

“Slow down. You move too fast.  You’ve got to make the morning last. Just kicking down the cobble stones. Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy.”  I’ve ALWAYS loved this song by Simon and Garfunkel even though many times I’m so in my head that I forget the true meaning of…

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How To Live Minimally – You Are Not Your Stuff

Are you working to clear your living space room by room but finding it difficult to part with the some items?  We want to tell you that you are not the only one that has experienced this difficulty. Many times I still have this exact conversation with myself when I…

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Minimalists Are Changing The World

There is a saying I use all the time with my fitness clients and that saying is it’s one thing to talk the talk but it’s a whole different story to walk the walk. This is just as true for minimalists and that we need to focus on changing the…

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Minimalists Live A Rich Lifestyle

Rich.  How does that word make you feel?  Some people including many minimalists automatically feel negatively toward the word as if being rich is a bad thing and that being wealthy makes you a bad person.  Other folks are envious and strive to be rich – in the money sense…

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Can Minimalism Help The Environment?

Friday night I was watching the Bill Maher show on HBO and he had a guest, Shane Smith, from Vice which I believe is another HBO show. Bill Maher’s shows are always quite interesting but what I found most interesting was what the gentleman from Vice spoke about on this…

Freedom With My Minimalist Lifestyle

Many of you know that my (Denise) journey into a minimalist lifestyle came later in life.  One thing I truly did not expect to experience with this lifestyle is the sense of freedom I now have and the sense of peace that came with this freedom.  It’s a wonderful feeling…

Life of a Minimalist – Minimalism Is A Mindset

When I tell people that I am a minimalist, they look at me like I just landed on Earth from Mars.  It’s quite funny actually.  THEN they ask me what is a minimalist.  I tell them that minimalism is a conscious decision to live life simply and step away from…

Small Business Ideas For Minimalists

Of the great comments we receive, one of the ones we receive the most is how did I decide on my small business that allows me to live my minimalist lifestyle on my terms.  That’s right – my terms.  There are many minimalists out there and if you ask them,…

Don’t Let Others Sabotage Your Minimalist Lifestyle

Unfortunately, many family and friends just will not understand your minimalist journey – and that’s okay.  They don’t have to understand your journey but be sure they respect it and that you don’t let them sabotage your minimalist lifestyle.  This may sound easier than it actually turns out to be…