Category Archives: Minimalism

Minimalism 101: Habit-building strategies to minimize desire and consumption

Many people who call themselves minimalists begin their journey into owning less (and consuming less!) through a massive decluttering purge or a drastic lifestyle change such as moving into a tiny home. But for me, purging my closet every couple years and keeping the house organized was never the issue. My parents were neat freaks…

A guide to creating a minimalist home

When your home looks a little cluttered, it’s time to make some changes. What should be a place of retreat and comfort starts to brim with items not needed. From considering your essentials to getting smart with storage, we look at five simple and stylish ways to take minimalism to the max. Small furniture, big…

Lets Talk: Irony Laced Ignorance

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Sooo…it’s happening again. People are outraged at the protesting of the  U.S. National Anthem. I’ve read articles about people video taping (is that still a relevant phrase?) themselves burning jerseys and season tickets that they bought…and I can’t help but think of how all this proves is their ignorance of what’s really going on in…

Awaken to the Sight of YOUR-Self

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Inspired by thoughts of cultivation.  I can’t help but think about what a rush people are in. To be this or that, be here and there. Rushing all over the place without a thought of what it is they might be missing. I know I’ve touched on a similar topic in a past post but…

‘Distraction from happiness’: Writer encourages people to live with less

You could call Joshua Becker an early pioneer of the minimalist movement.   If you haven’t read his books on minimalism, you might recognize him from the documentary “Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things.” The Wall Street Journal bestselling author was born in Aberdeen, S.D., and attended junior high and high school in Wahpeton,…

Life, Love; Experience

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Love is an experience.   Love is, experience.   Love is Life.   Life; experience.   You can take it or leave it but that  won’t ever stop it from being true.   You can’t stop it from finding you;   make you second guess any false sense of pride in you, it’s what it’s…

Self; Centered Fear

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At the center of your fears, lies the point of no return.    A point at which you pivot, to face everything you are.   There’s no running from our reflections; or trying to lose it by going in different directions because it’ll always, ALWAYS, know how to stop us in our tracks by silently…