Paring Down Your Life Our lives are overfull. There’s not a single one of us who is free of that trap, in my experience. We say yes to invitations and commitments, we answer as many emails and messages as we can, we join courses and groups, buy books and take on new hobbies, get … Continue reading How To Slow Down
Make no mistake about it, minimalist living is a decision. It is a choice to live counter-cultural. We have been told since birth to consume and collect. Deciding to take a journey to a more minimalist lifestyle rejects those messages and intentionally chooses less instead.
Do you feel a bit stuck with where you are in life right now? You know the feeling. The days are just passing you by and you feel somewhat unfulfilled with how your life is unfolding. You have bought into the hype that more is better. Have more and do more. Unfortunately this may all … Continue reading Reasons Why Minimalist Living Is A Better Way of Life
We own too much stuff. When I say "we", I am talking about the collective "we" in North America and Western Europe. Having so much in the way of material possession weighs us down mentally and I would argue that it does not bring us any more in the way of happiness or contentment.
I am not exactly sure who came up with that phrase. The one about not being able to afford cheap stuff. I find it to be true. Unfortunately in today's world we seem to only buy cheap stuff that is not really made to last. It is called "planned obsolescence". This is a blog about … Continue reading I Can’t Afford Cheap Stuff. Custom made Clothing at 180 Moda
The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints.
The above quote is from the classic Michael Mann movie Heat, with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. The character played by De Niro is the one who says the line. He plays the leader of a group of bank robbers who have to be able to just walk away from their lives if the … Continue reading “Allow Nothing In Your Life That You Cannot Walk Out On In 30 Seconds Flat.”
Time is a funny thing. A lot of people claim that they do not have enough time to complete all of the tasks that they have on their plate. When we are young we think that we have all the time in the world. As we get older we come to realize that this is … Continue reading What Will Be Said About Me When I Die
Is Minimalist Living Healthy Living? A lot of people decide to look at minimalist living as a lifestyle choice because they want to reduce clutter, save money, and just have an overall more simple approach to life. They are fed up with the over consumption and busyness of their lives. Hopefully after a few months … Continue reading Can Minimalist Living Make You Healthier?