A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Video Game Detox Update: Interview with My Two Sons

It's been just over a week since our family started a Video Game Detox Experiment. We're going 30 days without any kinds of video games at home. I think it's going great! Honestly, I expected a lot more whining and complaining but there hasn't … [Continue reading]

Stuff is Not Important

I watched this video clip today and was struck by one of the evacuee's statements: "You learn what is valuable in life, and it isn't the stuff," she said. Fire. Disaster. Hurricanes. Sickness. Chaos and devastation surround us. It's during times … [Continue reading]

Too Many Choices Stress Us Out

Stressed Girl

Do you ever feel torn between two choices? Sometimes we're worried that we might make a bad choice instead of a good one. Other times we struggle to choose between a good choice a better choice. The process of choosing is often more stressful that … [Continue reading]

The Ferris Wheel of Clutter Just Ain’t Fun

Ahh, the ferris wheel. The classic entertainment venue of fairgrounds everywhere. On the first ride to the top it's great fun to look around and see how far you've come. The second trip up is still new enough to keep up the excitement, but not … [Continue reading]

Where are You on Your Journey to Minimalism?

It has been said, “the joy is in the journey.” I find that the journey is also the challenge and it’s how you meet that challenge as to whether we find the joy in it all. I have been on my personal journey to minimalism for several months now. I am … [Continue reading]