Tag Archives: minimalism

Simplicity Comes With Chicken

It always starts with chicken. When I think what should I write about today, the first thought that pops in my head is chicken. Then sheep, then pigs and then bears. Then I think, OK, what should I really write … Continue reading

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Organizing Myself Out of Organizing

I recently painted my office. I had to move all the books off the bookshelves and everything out of the room. Furniture is starting to move back into the office. Book shelves first. Now the books. Now the organizing of … Continue reading

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Be Happy: Stop Feeding the Furnaces of Industry

More, more, more. Ah, the superimposing of contentment onto possessions. There’s a social disease for you. It’s like an insatiability. A vicious (and perhaps viscous) unfulfilling loop where we mindlessly feed our hard earned rewards back into the furnaces of … Continue reading

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Not Just Some Lamp I Used to Know

To repair or replace. It so often comes to that, doesn’t it? Sometimes the answer is easy because the cost difference is so great. Too expensive to fix. Too expensive to replace. Sometimes the answer is different because you have … Continue reading

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Happy Spring: 5 Spring Cleaning Tips for More Fulfillment

Spring brings cleaning.  It’s feels good to clean the house and the yard. It brings a sense of renewal. This year why don’t we bring spring cleaning to our emotional lives as well. Let’s find more fulfillment. But to find … Continue reading

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Representation without Representation: Return of the Landed Gentry

Representation without Representation: Return of the Landed Gentry Money, or as it is referred to nowadays, wealth. Wealth rules the world. Yes, thanks, Captain Obvious. Everyone knows this. Sure, we go about pretending it isn’t true. We have to stop … Continue reading

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I’m not Buying What You are Selling

I’m a bit of a minimalist. I think I’ve mentioned this before. I’m a terrible consumer as well. A friend once said, you don’t even know you need things. Marketing doesn’t seem to work on me either, though the jury … Continue reading

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