With all the different stresses we all have in our days, it is easy to see the negative and be quick to criticize. Most of the time a pause, a deep breath and patience, empathy and compassion go a long way toward making most situations calmer and easier to deal with.
‘ve found myself buying the same thing repeatedly even when I don’t need it..
From my perspective, the desire to embrace a minimalist mindset and to pare down and de-clutter contains an underlying theme of our need to create and sustain new boundaries in relation to our belongings and the physical spaces we inhabit.
I think we’re all familiar with our to-do lists and all the innumerable tasks that get added to them on such a regular basis.
We live in a culture of self-improvement and pushing ourselves beyond our comfort zones.
I’m not sure what it is about stress but I think being in any sort of mode where you’re under stress for any reason makes for more complexity in life.
If you’re focused on simplifying and streamlining your spending, then consider adding this strategy to your tools for resisting the temptation to spend more than you’d like : >> Intentionally and proactively delay gratification. Use this mindset to avoid impulse buys and give yourself the time to pause and figure out if you actually wantContinue reading “How to stop overspending – one good strategy to consider”
This week’s word of the week – “simplify” – provides motivation for so much more than simply de-cluttering our physical space.
I’ve complained about this in a blog post before – I do feel that marketing and social media as well as societal pressure can sometimes create a feeling of scarcity. There is this universal sense that you have to do more, be more and have more rather than just be in order to step forwardContinue reading “Today’s motivational nudge: More than make do with what you have – be empowered, motivated and strong”
Having clarity can bring peace and calm to an otherwise distracted day.