Swedish Death Cleaning (a Serious Case for Decluttering)

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. On a scale of one to ten, how much stuff do you own? With two duffel bags, two laptop bags, Blendobi and a tent to our name, Sporty and I are on the lower end of the scale. A little extreme perhaps, but right now […]

How to Be a Better Listener: A Minimalist Approach to Conversation

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Learning how to be a better listener begins by taking a minimalist approach to conversation.  While endearing in many other ways, my mom drove me crazy with the selection of stories she repeated ad nauseam. My father drove me equally batty with his anecdotes. […]

A Not So Minimalist Year in Review

a minimalist year in review

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. This past year saw a side of ourselves we reeeaaally weren’t expecting to see again. Ever. It all started innocently enough.  We wanted to move to a 3-day work week and realised that buying stuff (weirdly) would help us reach our goal. Within six months of […]