Blog Topic: Minimalist

Minimalist Monday: Why Calling Someone "Lucky" Can Be Insulting

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A few months ago I read the Matched series. (If anyone wants to cry with me over book 3, I'm available by email).

The story takes place in a future society that… umm... has its flaws.

Anyway, the idea of "luck" had been totally eradicated in this new world.

From Matched:

"I answer, "That we are very lucky," and I mean it... The hostess ...


Minimalist Monday: What Paper Docs to Keep & Shred (How to Purge Financial Clutter & Manage Household Records)

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Now that tax season is upon us, I thought I'd share a snippet from my first minimalist book, Minimalist Monday: Declutter Your Way to a Zen Home. (You can order it in all electronic forms (PDF, Kindle, Nook, etc) here.)

Admittedly, weeding through stacks of papers isn't what I would call a good time, but it's so worth it! (It shouldn't ...


Minimalist Monday: Winter Cleaning (Not Spring! Winter Is The Perfect Time To Minimize)

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"Spring cleaning" is all wrong --- who wants to be inside in the SPRING? (especially after a long, cold, gloomy winter?)

WINTER is the *perfect* time to do your so-called "spring" cleaning.

If you're already cooped up inside, why not make the most of it?

Cleaning (and minimizing) is also a great workout! Especially if you really get down and dirty, cleaning behind and under ...


Minimalist Monday: How To Build Your Ideal, Zen Life (My New Book)

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As I mentioned last month, I'm writing three books on minimalism this year.

My second book, Minimalist Monday: Decluttering Your Life! Letting Go of Emotional Baggage, Toxic Relationships, and Social Chaos to Build Your Ideal, Zen Life! has officially arrived! (You can order it in all electronic forms (PDF, Kindle, Nook, etc) here.)

My goal with this book is to show you there's ...


Minimalist Monday: Judging Others (Let's Talk About It)

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In case you missed the news, earlier this month I released my first minimalist book (inspired by this very series!) Minimalist Monday: Declutter Your Way to a Zen Home.

This week I'm releasing my second minimalist book, Minimalist Monday: Decluttering Your Life! Letting Go of Emotional Baggage, Toxic Relationships, and Social Chaos to Build Your Ideal, Zen Life (pre-order here) and today's topic ...