Becoming Minimalist: What Happened When I Got Rid Of One Thing, Every Day, For 30 Days

It's been just over a month since I wrote about my plan to "become minimalist" by getting rid of one thing, every day, for 30 days.It sounded like a lofty goal at the time, but once I started on my minimalist mission, something interesting happened....more

Becoming Minimalist: Why I'm Getting Rid of One Thing a Day

Becoming minimalist mainly started with my move to London. There's really nothing like an international move to make you reassess your belongings. In this particular case, I was moving from a rented apartment in New York to a rented flat in London with no family anywhere near either city....more
Ashleigh Burroughs Yes! It's a hard to start but easy to finish problem. As soon as you start ...more

10 Tips for Battling Your Toxic Closet and Bureau

When you think of your “stuff” what is the first sensation you get in your gut? Is it dread or are you feeling good about your belongings?...more

Living Frugally: Doing More with Less

Day 2 of the Frugal Living Challenge is about challenging yourself to live minimally. For me this is about doing more with less. I know that letting go of what we don't need will give us more time and freedom and doing so will reduce our stress and improve our well being. ...more

Keeping Life in Perspective: Why More is Not Always Better

While I am certainly guilty of working too-long-of days and not always stopping to smell the roses, I am trying harder all the time to keep a more constant mind set when it comes to appreciating the moments that matter in life, and focusing on things other than work and money.While I know that work is important and of course we need to earn dineros to pay for our essentials in life, when all is said and done, our accumulation of "stuff" just won't matter much at all....more