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8 Things to Give Up in Order to be Happy

GUILT… Guilt is unproductive, but it is rampant. Making decisions based on not wanting to feel guilty will not make us happy. Pleasing others. When there is nothing to dislike about you, but there is nothing to like either. It’s impossible Read more…


When the problem is WANTING…

Sometimes I think that the trick to living a happy life is to stop wanting things. If only you could not want anything, not even happiness, then you could be happy. But then you end up wanting to not-want, which is maybe one of the weirdest paradoxes ever. How does one achieve a state of not-wanting?


Cheers to what gets you through the day…

During my short time on earth (ok, compared to my grandmother that I saw yesterday) I realized that I have lived my life with SO MUCH pressure. And I have no one to blame but me. Yes, I have faced Read more…


Simple reasons I’m a minimalist

Okay, let me start by saying I am not a minimalist by some or even most standards. I own more than one pair of back pumps.  I do have electricity and running water in my house.  I LOVE my iPhone, MacBook Read more…


How to do the “minimalist thing”

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like. – Will Rogers. Values – To embrace a minimalist lifestyle you must first determine what your values are. Your values Read more…


Minimalism explained- why you should try it.

Here is a couple of reasons why I think minimalism is a good idea: Time- When you simplify your surroundings, you invariably end up applying these new habits to simplify how yo use your time. You end up focussing more Read more…


Buying into this “minimalist” thing

So when you think of Minimalism, you likely think of getting rid of stuff, not buying anything new, and living in a small white room with no furniture or pictures on the wall. That is what I thought. This could Read more…