Topic: Minimalist

(*Although I started Minimalist Monday to share my journey to minimalism, I don't only want it to be about me and my journey, but yours too! So if you ever have a topic idea, please let me know!)

Today's topic is by request! I received this email a few weeks ago:

Really loving your minimalist posts — Can you maybe write another post about minimalist fashion? I have majorly cut down on my wardrobe, thanks to your post. I ...

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Back when I was looking at potential colleges, and getting frustrated by all the pros and cons of each, my Dad kept saying to me, "There is no utopia Lindsay. No school is going to have everything you want, exactly the way you want it. You have to find a school that has most of the things you're looking for and make the best of it."

I had such a hard time accepting this. I kept looking for my ...

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A common comment that I see bubble up on Minimalist Monday posts is: 

"I want to downsize/reduce/be minimalist...but I live with a packrat!"

Ahh yes. 


Sometimes the challenge with minimalism is not the actual stuff, but a loved one in your life who isn't on board with your desire to switch to simplicity (can't we also say this about changing to a plant-based diet?)

As a "step 1", it can be helpful for you (and ...

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Happy Minimalist Monday! This week's topic came from a reader's suggestion:

"I liked the comment/response on minimalist hobby storage. Maybe you could focus a Monday post on minimalist hobbies (just one or two?) or the minimalist way for hobbies or storage or something. I have several hobbies that I phase through cyclically, and I have 'stuff' for each one. It would be interesting (and maybe inspiring) to hear how to minimalize hobbies."


You may also recall from ...

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You know how I'm always saying lead by example? It's because it works. Living your lifestyle and thriving is the best testament and sales pitch there is. I'm never quick to pitch or push my lifestyle on others, but because I love it so much and am so happy and thriving, it starts to rub off.


Recently, I was out to dinner with a mixed group of friends and one friend, an omnivore, ordered one of the ...

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