This post isn’t two days late and backdated. I don’t know what you’re talking about. 🙂 On Saturday, my husband and I went to Sacramento’s Farm to Fork Festival. We loved poking through the booths of local agricultural entrepreneurs and advocates, taking in everything from wool yarn being spun before our eyes to rice growers… Continue reading Minspiration Monday: How do you simplify your eating habits?
This week was an exciting one for me, minimalism-wise. I was extremely gratified to see several hundred views of this week’s blog posts and am newly encouraged to fulfill my September goal of publishing articles at least three times a week. The Sacramento minimalist.org meetup group (find one near you!) also met for the first… Continue reading Links I’m Loving: 9/23/16
I often envy brand-new aspiring minimalists. It’s so exciting, sitting here on the other side with clasped hands, squeeing with excitement over all the things these minimalist-elects are going to learn about themselves, their priorities, their needs, and their world. Maybe a few will become famous bloggers and speakers. A few might become Zero Wasters… Continue reading Why the first steps toward minimalism are the most exciting – and how to keep the spark alive
What we wear says a lot about who we are. School and work uniforms define your occupation. Your wardrobe reflects the environment from which you come. The brands you choose demonstrate your commitment to ethical or environmental practices. The colors and shapes show off your classic, artsy, alternative, glamorous, laid-back, athletic, or eclectic persona. The… Continue reading What’s the deal with minimalists and comfy clothes?
You’ve heard of standing desks. You’ve heard of treadmill desks. Now take a look at the frankly awesome and mildly hilarious concept of sculpture desks. As you probably know, sitting at a desk all day is terrible for your health, and being able to move around and change positions is good for creativity, focus, and… Continue reading Minspiration Monday: Sculpture Desks
Minimalism looks different for everyone, but sometimes it’s nice to see how other people put it into practice. So I’m going to start giving little ‘sneak peeks’ into how my family actually lives with the choices we’ve made regarding what possessions we keep and how we store them. Our new apartment in California has just… Continue reading Sneak peek: my linen closet
No matter who we are or where we come from, we all want to be important. Whether you aspire to be a political leader, a teacher, a caretaker, or an entertainer, you surely want to make a difference and leave a legacy. But unless you’re a true pioneer in your field, you’ve probably struggled with… Continue reading Stop playing the comparison game