I have to admit, I was a little giddy when I realized Earth Day was on a Monday! I've wanted to do a minimalist post on reducing (vs. recycling) for ages. I've also been dying to do a post on living more eco-friendly (i.e., plastic-free) since that's a (green) road my minimalism has taken me down, too... and, well, the stars ...
Minimalist Monday: I Confess — I'm Lousy About Not Getting My Way. (Denial and Acceptance of Reality)
I try not to get my wisdom from television — but a few weeks ago, a character said this line and I can't seem to get rid of it. It's been on loop in my life:
"At some point, it's not about giving up. It's about accepting your new reality."
In recent months, I've come to realize that while I love ...
I've been on "hiatus" for the past three months, and today is technically my first day "back to work."
What did I learn on hiatus? I am the worst hiatus taker ever.
If you follow me (personally, not HH) on Facebook, you already know this. At one point my friend Candy wrote, "I think hiatus just isn't your thing." True.
However, I did ...
Minimalist Monday: Minimalist Living, A Plant-Based Diet, and How It's All Connected (Guest Post by Marie)
I've been plant-based longer than I've been a minimalist and when I decided to live a life of less, my plant-based diet wasn't so much as a passing thought. After all, what could my diet have to do with my choice to buy less stuff and de-clutter?
Though as time has gone on, I've realized just how interconnected these two lifestyle ...
What we say after "I am" is very powerful. It's an affirmation.
If you say "I am now plant-based" — you will be. Or at least, it is more likely you will be than if you say or affirm nothing at all.
Why? We have a deep need inside each of us to be consistent.
There is more to it than that, though.
By making ...