I think that it is perfectly possible to shop up a storm while convincing yourself that you’re creating abundance..yet, be in a place of scarcity when making those decisions.
Tag Archives: simplicity
Today’s motivational nudge: Avoid those Black Friday Sales – instead, customize and curate
The funny thing about decluttering is that you can’t just do it the one time and then collapse into a puddle of relieved relaxation for weeks.
Today’s motivational nudge: Letting go of the gap between “what is” and “what isn’t”
I think that in so many ways so many of us are striving to reach for “what isn’t” or “what isn’t yet” — instead of fully immersing ourselves in the beauty of “what is”.
Self care – thinking of it differently
“Self care” has become that buzzed about phrase that can encompass anything from meditating for a two minutes to immersing yourself in a month long detox to spending time with pets to playing a favorite instrument.
Today’s motivational nudge : Spark creativity.. in the process of reducing overconsumption
If you’re very creative and inspired by new, innovative and beautiful things, you may tend to buy more things just to add an element of novelty to your day-to-day.
Today’s motivational nudge: Expand on your gratefulness practice..by digging a bit deeper
I like walking into a library in anticipation of all the different opportunities to browse through books that are new-to-me, vividly engaging and with the ability to bring a completely new perspective into being.
Today’s question – Can we reverse the Diderot Effect with a minimalist mindset?
I wasn’t very familiar with Diderot until I started becoming better acquainted with the minimalist approach to material possessions.
Practical decisions: Choosing a planner – daily vs. weekly layouts
Planners are highly effective tools if you can find the one that works for you.
Today’s motivational nudge: Manage your expectations
The other day I was at the doctor’s office for something minor and it occurred to me that one of the most important things a doctor needs to do is to manage the patient’s expectations.
Do you go against the grain or with the grain?
In carpentry, if you cut across or against the grain at an angle that is either perpendicular or anything other than parallel to the fibers of the wood, the wood may chip and tear.