There Has To Be More To Life Than This

Hello. It has been a very long time since I have posted. I am not exactly sure why that is exactly. Maybe I lost my way. I have been somewhat busy I guess with work. And for the past few months I have been feeling very empty. That is the only way I can describe … Continue reading There Has To Be More To Life Than This

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The Paradox of Our Time

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more but enjoy less We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time; we have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but … Continue reading The Paradox of Our Time

When Is Enough, Enough?

Wanting. Desiring. Needing. Searching. Looking to fill some void, some hole. To make us whole. To make us more complete. Why do we feel so empty?  When is enough, enough? 25 t-shirts. 15 pairs of jeans, 12 jackets, 14 pairs of shoes. 3 televisions. Cell phones. Desk top. Laptop(s). More. Always more. Always on the go. Don't stop; can't stop. Go, go, go! When is enough, … Continue reading When Is Enough, Enough?

More Questions To Help Assess Your Life

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers-Voltaire I noticed that there is a daily prompt that ties in with my last post, https://minimalistlifestyle.wordpress.com/2013/07/29/tough-questions/.The prompt is "State of Your Year". I am twisting it a bit and using it as a "State of Your Life" questionnaire.These are rather difficult questions that a lot of us … Continue reading More Questions To Help Assess Your Life

The Cost Of Your Life

Have you ever thought about how much it costs to just live? Your apartment or house, car payments, food, utilities, etc. ?I have long thought that the only reason to even have a job is to just get by. After all isn't JOB an acronym for Just Over Broke?Let's see:Rent 700$Food 500$Utilities 200$Misc 100$Car insurance … Continue reading The Cost Of Your Life

The Whole Point Of Life Is To Have More Stuff

So I struggle at times with my minimalist lifestyle and minimalist living in general. I love minimalist living as a concept, I really do. And I think I try to live a minimalist lifestyle.But if someone were to come in and examine my life they would probably grade me a D or even an F … Continue reading The Whole Point Of Life Is To Have More Stuff