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Living Simple As A Minimalist

Think back to the first time you did something – anything at all.  Remember how awkward it felt the first time? The more you did it, the easier and smoother it became.  That is the perfect way to describe the change to living simply as a minimalist versus living as…

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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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“I’m Tired Of Being A Minimalist…”

Do you find yourself growing tired of, bored of, or frustrated with being a minimalist? This is normal; in fact I’ve been there myself. Just last week I posted an article on the 7 Stages of Minimalists, and one of the stages was “Avoidance.” There’s a reason for this. The…

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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…

Minimalism A Trend?

My  mom visits each us each year to escape the cold winters in Cleveland, Ohio and she likes to watch “Good Morning America” while she’s drinking her coffee.  This morning as I was walking through the living room, mom was on the couch drinking her morning cup of coffee, watching…

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Learning To Let Go… Of Stuff

Reprint of one of our most popular articles.  How to let go of STUFF! With the Black Friday splurges over, we’re now approaching the next holidays for excess: Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. This holiday season instead of counting on the possessions you’ll be receiving, why not instead let go of what…

Find Your Motivation To Live A Minimalist Lifestyle

I am asked so many times what made me decide to live a minimalist lifestyle and the answer is actually a simple one. The answer is because it’s better for me and where I am on my journey in my life.  And it has been a journey.  The way I…

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How To Build Minimalist Lifestyle Habits

Have you adopted a minimalist lifestyle? Want to keep it that way? Creating habits is the way to go but keep in mind that it is very easy to slip back into old ways if you are not paying close attention. It’s happened to me and luckily I caught it…

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Tips To Help You On Your Minimalist Journey

Stumped and not sure where to turn next on your minimalist journey?  Relax.  It’s not a race and what works for someone else may not work for you.  You are on your journey and your journey is unique to you.  You need to proceed at a pace YOU are comfortable…