There are a couple of areas where minimalism has just felt right. One of those areas was my bathroom. I started with makeup. Now, if you know me, you know that I rarely wear makeup. I’ll even go to interviews without because, honestly, I’m not going to spend twenty or thirty minutes a day doing… Continue reading The Minimalism Challenge: Bathroom
When I started to lean into Minimalism, the first push-back I encountered was the idea of getting rid of my books. Books have always been my friends. Literally, that’s what I call them—my friends. I’ve gone through some hard patches in my life. More so than most, less than some. Throughout it all, I could… Continue reading The Minimalism Challenge: Books
There are a few questions about minimalism that I have fielded, both from friends and family and from myself. I thought I’d take a moment before the upcoming posts on my Minimalist Challenge to answer three of those questions. Just the term minimalist tends to carry with it a particular image, but let’s make something… Continue reading Q&A: Why would you get rid of all your stuff?
Bonjour! Bienvenue! It has been a few days since I was able to write a blog post. The move took a lot more out of me than what I expected, especially for a self-proclaimed “expert” such as myself. We were without home internet for several days, which meant my online connectivity was limited to what… Continue reading Know Thyself
Have you ever noticed that there can sometimes be a “perfect storm” of ideas that seem to bombard you one right after another? Has your life ever changed, dramatically, in a few short months, shifting your entire worldview? Well, it’s happened to me. It’s happening right now. In my previous post, Discovering Minimalism, I talked… Continue reading A Perfect Storm
Recently I came across the documentary Minimalism on Netflix. I hate to say that my life was changed because of a film because I hate to sound that impressionable, but after the fourth viewing in two weeks, I have to admit that’s the case. I even went so far as to buy the book Everything That… Continue reading Discovering Minimalism