Topic: Minimalist


Minimalist Monday: How to Become a Minimalist Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Minimalist Advice
I've been getting a few emails asking how one becomes a minimalist and if there are any books to read. I'm sure books on minimalism exist, but I haven't read any. And although I've titled this post “How to Become a Minimalist” know this: There is no special formula or guideline or process you have to take to become a minimalist. 
You only have to decide to become a minimalist – opt for a life where ...
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Minimalist Monday: Click Unsubscribe More Often Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Minimalist
Last week I encouraged everyone to go on a news diet. To piggy back on that, I'm going to suggest taking a news diet in your inbox, too. Recently I realized my inbox was being overrun by advertisements and newsletters that I didn't even remember subscribing to. Newsletters I just deleted (without opening) the majority of the time.Why was I wasting my time on these things? Sure it only takes a second to delete something, but when ...
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Minimalist Monday: News Diet Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Minimalist

Scott and I were in Boston recently and stayed with our friends, Stephanie and Greg. One evening Scott and I were sitting at the dining room table with Stephanie – all three of us on our laptops. Greg walked by on the way to the kitchen and says, “Do you have any idea how ridiculous you all look plugged into your computers around that table?” I waved Greg off at first – I was working, but that isn't always the case ...

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Minimalist Monday: Focus on Yourself (because you matter) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Minimalist

A few weeks ago my friend Kait sent me a link to an unfavorable write-up about me. She wasn't trying to bum me out or anything, she had the best intentions: A good friend, Kait was looking out for me and wanted me to be aware of it.

I really appreciated her taking the time to tell me, and having my back, but this was my reply to her:

I find it's more important to spend my time ...

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Minimalist Monday: Look For Reasons to Say Yes, not No Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Minimalist

Scott (my husband) sent this article to me, Give it five minutes and no joke - it changed my life.

I'm guilty of pushing back -- looking for a reason to say no, than to say yes. I realized I should look for what's right about something, not what's wrong with it.

hourglass filled with purple sand

For example, my designer sent me a draft for a new logo and I started to write "I hate it!" but then I caught myself.

An hour ...

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