Hi everyone! Welcome back to the blog. As you may or may not have noticed, I haven’t been very active on here or over on Instagram lately. First of all, I want to let you know that I am working on my Spring capsule post and I hope to have that up for you soon!
Well, it’s official – I am now part of the thirties club. I had my 30th birthday back in September. It passed by innocuously enough; I celebrated quietly and simply with Jason and close friends, and snuck in a visit with my family just before. I’ve never been much of a big-birthday-blowout type, so that
There are two ways to have enough: one is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less. G.K. Chesterton The path to minimalism is fraught with difficulty, traps, and distractions. I still struggle with wanting more, even though I have experienced the benefits of living more simply first-hand. It’s so
Once in a while, you read a book that speaks to you so deeply, you feel like it was written just for you. For me, Soulful Simplicity is one of those books. Written by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less, the book shares her personal story of why and how she simplified her life.
Being a perfectionist is one of those things you’re supposed to say in an interview when they ask what your weaknesses are. It’s made to sound like a bad thing that you sneakily turn into something good. (Does anyone actually do this anymore, or is it too well known now?) In my case, it could
It all started with cleaning out a closet. I am not a very outgoing person. In fact, I’m quite the opposite. I have a tendency to be shy, a little self conscious, and a lot awkward at times. And I really dislike being the centre of attention. And yet, I have a blog where I
Firstly, I know I am a little late in saying this, but – happy new year! I hope 2018 is off to a great start for you. Have you set goals or resolutions for the year ahead? If so, how are they going (and if not, are you planning to?) Whether you’ve made resolutions or
Have you ever felt like there is something holding you back from achieving happiness and fulfillment in your life? Perhaps you should try sitting in an empty room. Okay, not a literal empty room – I’m using it more as a metaphor for minimalism. Which might sound funny if you’re new to minimalism. I think
“I make myself rich by making my wants few.” – Henry David Thoreau Have you ever put together a wish list or shopping list of purchases you’d like to make and thought, “Once I have these things, I won’t need anything else?” or “I’ll feel complete?”I know I have. In the past when I was