A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Simple Giving: Bloggers Without Borders

Today, I'm really excited to share with you a new charity called Bloggers Without Borders. Bloggers without Borders (BwoB) is a blogger-based charity whose mission is to help people—bloggers and readers alike—by harnessing the good will of the … [Continue reading]

Motivators for Minimizing a Monstrous Mess

I’ll be honest. I get tired of decluttering. In order to motivate myself, I decided to make a list of all the things I’ll be able to do once this unpleasant decluttering task is complete. If you have an area that you’ve been putting off because it … [Continue reading]

Progress Does Not Equal Perfection

I have a confession to make. I'm not very good at changing. Next week I'll turn 34 and while I have many things I want to change about my life, I'm not making the kind of progress I had hoped for. One of the things I have learned in my almost 34 … [Continue reading]

Clean It Up…or…Clean It Out

One of my major motivations for choosing minimalism was the realization that I spend a lot of my time cleaning up the same messes over and over again. I see the same toys on the floor, the same catalogs no one is looking at, the same drink coasters … [Continue reading]

Minimalism, Mind Reading, and Looking for Feedback

Communication....it's the foundation of all good relationships. It sounds simple, but it's easy to forget. I often find myself getting wrapped up in my own thoughts, deciding my own game plan for life, and I forget to run things by anyone else. If … [Continue reading]