Minimalism

Thoughts and stories about living more deliberately and getting out of the rat-race of consumption - and finding ourselves in the process.
Ageless and Well Downsizing your Wardrobe

Downsizing your Closet for Big Gains

For me 'downsizing' is a good thing. It can be an opportunity to get more clarity about what fits the time and place you are in life because, "the only thing that Is constant Is change" (Heraclitus). What suits you changes over time, and there is no need...
Tiny Wardrobe Magic

Tiny Wardrobe Magic: 40 Outfits From 10 Pieces

Making a tiny wardrobe is one of the healthiest things I've ever done for myself. I've been doing Project 333 for a couple of years now (read about my experience when I still had 50 items in my capsule, here). Project 333 is the minimalist fashion...
Capsule Wardrobe

Creating a Capsule Wardrobe with Project 333

I'm no stranger to doing a capsule wardrobe: it is how I've packed for trips for years. I've been a fairly light packer all my life and could pull out my 4 or 5 time-tested outfits and put them in my suitcase with no problem. The problem was the rest of my...
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Minimalism and Emotional Clutter

When it comes to living a more minimal life, it is not about always about the physical 'stuff'. Often the 'weight' of buying and owning is emotional, and that can live entirely unseen. Here is what I mean. You probably have an inner voice that is all about...
Minimalism Ageless and Well

How I Became a Minimalist Traveler

The last few times I traveled (both week long trips) I took only a small backpack with me in addition to my purse. The big question my friends asked when I arrived was, "how do you travel so light?" I have two secrets for packing light but the backpack isn't one of...

If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the elements.

~ The Dalai Lama.

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