*Explicit language warning* You started out try to doing something. Trying to achieve a goal of some sort. Maybe to lose weight, get in shape. Or start a business or improve your relationship. This time was going to be different. You were going to do it right. No more fucking around and doing things half-assed. … Continue reading Hit Bottom, Now You Have Nothing to Lose
I am watching a show where homeowners have to decide if they want to renovate their existing home or sell it and move on. The number one phrase I hear is, "we need more storage". I have heard the word storage at least 100 times during this thirty minute show. They are a young couple … Continue reading “We Need More Storage”
From Zen Habits Why is it that we cannot break the bad habits that stand in our way, crushing our desires to live a healthy life, be fit, simplify, be happier? How is it that our best intentions are nearly always beaten? We want to be focused and productive, exercise and eat healthy foods, stop … Continue reading The Habits That Crush Us
Stop focusing your thoughts on wanting things, because whatever you want, by definition, you do not have. Instead, put your thoughts, your energy and your efforts into more fully manifesting and enjoying what you already do have, which is everything. You have more than enough. When your thoughts are focused on want, those thoughts build … Continue reading Stop Wanting
When you were learning to walk you did not think for a minute that just because you were very good at crawling you were destined to crawl for the rest of your life. Crawling was your strength. You teetered and tottered and fell down. But you got back up and kept on learning to walk … Continue reading Minimalist Living Is Like Learning To Walk
Minimalist living is about space, Openness, and Freedom. There can be none of this if you are holding onto stuff "just in case". Of course you might need that tie with the cows on it.(Probably not!) Maybe you will need those papers from 1998. Do you own a wardrobe full of clothes that you never … Continue reading What Are You Holding Onto That You No Longer Need?
Living a minimalist lifestyle tends to make things simple. At least it should. You evaluate what is important to you, eliminate the excess from your life and live simply. The best part of minimalist living is that it is whatever you need it to be. But sometimes even those of us who are into minimalism … Continue reading The Minimalist Living Plan On How To Save Money In 2012
We often create an identity for ourselves using things. We have logos or slogans or cute catchphrases on our clothing, and it shows people who we are. It says what we believe it. We have tattoos or piercings, baseball caps, accessories, smartphones, designer bags, Manolo Blahnik shoes … and these express to others who we … Continue reading Who ARE You?
P90X Workout Schedule So I was at a New Year's Eve gathering on Saturday. Inevitably the talk turned to New Year resolutions. The main topic of conversation centered on eating healthy and working out. Losing a few pounds and feeling better. Worthwhile endeavors to be sure. But I could not help but roll my eyes. … Continue reading Minimalist Living P90X Workout Schedule