Blog Topic: Minimalist

Minimalist Monday: Stop Chasing the Promotion (More Money, More Problems)

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A few months ago, Scott started experiencing mild back pain during prolonged activity — running, snowboarding, etc. Not wanting to worsen the issue, he sought professional help to correct it. I too have been dealing with some postural issues and muscular imbalances (from all the years I ran around in high heels with a heavy purse or laptop slung on my shoulder), so when we moved ...


Minimalist Monday: Jen's Minimalist Journey

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I love hearing about your personal journeys toward minimalism, and
today I'm thrilled to share Jen's journey and hope you draw some
inspiration from her!



"A little background about me: I have been married for eight years and
my husband Mike and I just purchased a home recently. After three
apartments and too many moves, we started to lighten the load of stuff ...


Minimalist Monday: Do A Random Act of Kindness Today

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Recently, I complimented a stranger on an outfit she was wearing. It was as simple as "I just wanted to say how much I love your dress." The stranger practically broke into tears and said, "Thank you. You have no idea how much I needed to hear that today." 



It made me think back to an experience I had about a year ago when I ...


Minimalist Monday: Be An Early Bird (10 Reasons to Wake Up Early, and How to Do It!)

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We all know that saying, "the early bird gets the worm." I've always been what you might call a morning person. Even when I try to "sleep in," I'm still rousing by 7:00 a.m.


Sunrise in Nevada. I was driving from Tahoe to SLC last week for a HH Meetup! It was amazing to watch the sun come up in the ...


Minimalist Monday: Life Advice (How to Stay Young)

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My Dad ("Papa Herbivore") sent me this email on New Year's Eve last year. He had copied an article he found in the  Old Town Lackawanna County newspaper and sent it to me. Although the article was titled "How to Stay Young," I quickly realized this was good life advice in general. 



In a world where unsolicited advice runs rampant, I thought this — THIS ...