Minimalist Living – Working From Home

Many of you know that I have been self-employed for many years and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Below is a video with a few tips to help those that are working from home.be successful if you choose the self-employment route.  I’m living my life on my terms…

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Minimalist Interior Decor Does NOT Mean Boring – 5 Tips For Livening Up A Space

I have heard more times than I care to count that my home does not “look minimalist” because it is colorful and decorated – they usually tell me how uncluttered the space is in the same breath. Fact is, minimalist interior decor does not need to be boring in order…

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Three Simple Mindfulness Practices To Help In Your Minimalist Journey

Mindfulness has become an every day thing for me now – it’s no longer just a word on a page with an ideal message. Mindfulness has been a key component in my minimalist journey. I recently read the book Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Stop Worries and Stress and…

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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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Minimalist Lifestyle And Parenting = A Match Made In Heaven

Whenever I go to sit down and write about minimalism and raising kids, I’m quickly taken back to my own childhood.  We did not have a lot but we didn’t KNOW we didn’t have a lot. Things were much simpler then.  Mom stayed home with us and dad went to…

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Decluttering the Bookshelves

I LOVE MY KINDLE!  I never thought I could love an inanimate object as much as I do my Kindle but I admit – I do.  Sounds silly doesn’t it for a minimalist to be in love with a thing right? Actually when you really think about it, a Kindle…

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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…

Take Your Time On Your Minimalist Journey

Many folks get excited when they find out about my minimalist journey and often this excitement moves them to jump into their own minimalist – but often not successful – lifestyle.    Why are they not successful?  The reason is because they did not take the time to consider the…

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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…