Category Archives: Downsizing & Minimalizing

The Noise of Daily Distractions: My top three and how to challenge them

The Noise of Daily Distractions: My top three and how to challenge them

Clutter comes in all forms. From dirty dishes to the bills that are filling your mailbox (oh hey, I have both of those!), to even the things that clutter your mind. Shall we dub this, “mind clutter”? For me, mind clutter is often caused by distractions, and those distractions are noise, almost always keeping meContinue Reading

The misconceptions of choosing simple: Why Tiny is my McMansion

The misconceptions of choosing simple: Why Tiny is my McMansion

Despite people’s best intentions, understanding lifestyles that run outside the “herd” can be met with some, well, we’ll call it intrigued confusion. I think anyone who has built, is building, or has big dreams to build a tiny home can agree that the idea behind them is not just one, single, sole idea or purposeContinue Reading

Shedding Stuff: Part Two. How low could you go?

Shedding Stuff: Part Two. How low could you go?

(No, I’m not challenging you to a round of limbo) Let me put myself on repeat and chant it again; I love getting rid of stuff! I can feel the load being taken off both my metaphorical and literal shoulders. I will go through all my clothes and get rid of a few more things,Continue Reading

Shedding Stuff: My tips for selling your things and how I’ve lived off the profits for over a year (and counting).

Shedding Stuff: My tips for selling your things and how I’ve lived off the profits for over a year (and counting).

Ha, no, I am not like that self made millionaire man who made his fortune through garage sales (holy genius though), but a secondary benefit of choosing to minimal-ize my belongings has been that it’s been my main (not only) cash flow too. Minimal cash flow, but I’ve scrapped by (no really, I dig underContinue Reading

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