How to Be Content with What You Already Have

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

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How to Get Over Being a Perfectionist

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

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The Empty Room: A Metaphor for Minimalism

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

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What Simple Living Means to Me

I started this blog as a way to share my journey towards simple living with others. But some of you might be wondering, Just what is simple living, anyway? Is it the same as minimalism, and if not, how are they different?  In this article I’ll be sharing my thoughts on what simple living means

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