Owning less stuff is counter-cultural, and here's why. 1. Minimalism means not just owning less, but buying less. On the home front during World War II, people used to say, "Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without." Since the 1950s, American lifestyle standards have continued to ... Read More about 4 Reasons Why Minimalism is More Than a Buzzword
Perhaps you've had a similar epiphany to one I had last year, assisted by videos like this one and the ever-growing realization that I was having difficulty focusing on any long form content. The Internet has ruined my reading life. Or to be more precise, I've ruined my own reading life by way ... Read More about Do You Still Read?
I'm going to try to get through this post without saying "bullet journal" 100 times. No promises though... I've been loving this week's Instagram conversation about simplicity, planning, and journaling. Today I'm sharing a few more details about how I bullet journal in a traveler's notebook. I ... Read More about Inside My Bullet Journal in a Traveler’s Notebook
Since we're talking trends this week (Marie Kondo is seriously taking the world by storm), I thought I'd share how I make the bullet journal system work for me. My background with planners and notebooks "'Tell me this–if you knew you would be poor as a church mouse all your life–if you knew ... Read More about Bullet Journaling: How it Works for Me
"Getting started is the hardest part." Do you agree? Well, when you apply it to working at home from scratch, I do agree. And here's why... Some people say that getting started is actually the easy part. You have a burst of enthusiasm for your project, and then you have to keep it going over ... Read More about How to Overcome the Fear of Getting Started as a WAHM