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I have a confession: I've been struggling.
My struggles have mostly been internal, but today I'm sharing my personal turmoil with you because it was my minimalism that helped me decide what to do.
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Happy Herbivore happened to me. Don't get me wrong, I'm not ungrateful. I don't have any regrets, but when I got the wild idea to start a blog because... well, I was bored and needed an outlet ...
Now back to Minimalist Monday!
I've been reading What Got You Here, Won't Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith (with Mark Reiter) on and off for a few months. A friend had recommended the book to me several months ago when I came to an impasse with ...
(*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 ...
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 ...
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!"
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 ...