Simple Living

Simple living is about buying less and doing more. It’s about focusing more on experiences and less on acquiring stuff. It’s also about decluttering, keeping your home organized and managing your money in a way that makes early retirement a realistic goal.

That said, simple living isn’t about making life hard or uncomfortable. (Let’s leave that to the masochists.) Rather, it’s about having the freedom to live life on your terms. It’s about slowing down, being open to new ideas and stopping occasionally to enjoy the view.

 

What About Books?

What About Books?

I get this question a lot. When people learn about our minimalist lifestyle it’s one of the first things they ask, “What about books?” It’s mean, but I usually counter with, “What about getting a Kindle?” You know, just to mess with them. It’s priceless. Proving that you can teach an old dog new tricks,…

Minimalism as an Ethos

Minimalism as an Ethos

For some, minimalism is a race to the finish. Except, in this case it’s the one who dies with the least toys that wins. Nice Idea. No Cigar I prefer to view minimalism as an ethos. An all-encompassing way of life that keeps us rooted in the present. Because when we’re present we’re more mindful….