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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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Living Simply Equals Living Happy

Living Simply Equals Living Happy Everyone has probably heard the song “Happy” this year and it’s probably one of my all time favorite songs.  I heard it the other day as I was heading to the gym and it hit me – I’m happy.  What a wonderful feeling that was…

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Minimalist Lifestyle and Self Employment = Match Made In Heaven

As I’ve written many times, I am beyond blessed that I am self-employed and grateful for the life I live.  But if I were to do it again I would probably start  my minimalist journey before self-employment.  It would have made life so much simpler.  Every decision I make each…

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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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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…

Minimalist Lifestyle and Working From Home

The main question I always get when people find out I’m self-employed and work from home, is how was I able to make it happen.  Many dream of owning their own business but never get to the next step of actually doing it.  My journey to being able to work…

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Choosing The Minimalist Lifestyle

Choosing the Minimalist Lifestyle It has been a beautiful and fun weekend for me.  I enjoyed a 5K run for charity Saturday morning, hung out with the husband at home Saturday night and today, Sunday, has been a catch-up yet relaxing kind of day.  Life is good yet very simple….

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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8 Simple Ways To Embrace Minimalism

The articles are floating everywhere: “How to spring clean!”, “Quick Tips to Spring Cleaning!”, and so on. I swear every time I log on to email, that little header on the side is featuring some form of quick scheme to clean your house (and sweeping everything under the bed is…

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Put a STOP to Clutter “Hot Spots”

I recently walked around the house picking up random socks, dishes, and other odds and ends that have found temporary residence on the floor or tables and I noticed a trend in my home: there are certain spots within my house that always seem to accumulate clutter. Let’s call these…