Blog Topic: Minimalist

Minimalist Monday: I Am... (How to Make Changes and Make Them Stick)

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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 ...


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 ...