"There is nothing on this Earth more to be prized than true friendship" - Thomas Aquinas In this post I want to address my social life, and the drastic changes I've made. I used to love having so many close friends. I went out, partied, made as many new friends as I could. But it … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need to Unfriend
"Keep only the things that speak to your heart." - Marie Kondo I first came across this idea while reading Marie Kondo (you already know how much I love her). She writes that we should treat all our possessions as if they are real, as if they are people. Okay, yes it sounds crazy, but hopefully … Continue reading Treat Your Possessions with Dignity
"The manner of giving is worth more than the gift." - Pierre Corneille I hear it all the time, literally every year: "You're so hard to shop for!" I'm not. Really! And neither is the minimalist in your life. So, I've put together a list of things that you absolutely can't go wrong with (Plus … Continue reading Last Minute Gifts for the Minimalist
"Uncommon thinkers reuse what common thinkers refuse" - JRD Tata Recently I've been reevaluating my possessions as we head into the holiday season. Not that I expect gifts from anyone, but as we head into the new year, I want to enter with the things I love and want most. That means shedding all the … Continue reading The Minimalist Process and Repurposing
"Nobody is ever too busy, it's just a matter of priorities" - Unknown As exam time rolls in, I feel more busy than ever, and I'm sure many of you feel it too. Here's the truth about life: you're only as busy as you allow yourself to be. So what do you do when you're … Continue reading Minimizing Commitments
"It's better to be over prepared than it is to be under prepared." In the spirit of the back-to-school season I've decided to share with you what I carry in my bag - the complete breakdown! Now, being a minimalist means that I hate carrying stuff. The lighter my bag, the happier I am. But … Continue reading What’s in the bag?
"If you listen to your body when it whispers, you won't have to hear it scream." I want to begin this post by admitting that I no longer wear makeup on the daily. There was a time in my life where I refused to go a day without it. And I do mean a full … Continue reading Minimalistic Makeup
Your possessions need to be tools towards your happiness today, not yesterday, or tomorrow. Don't let your things weigh you down or define you. About a year ago, I came across minimalism (naturally on Pinterest), and I was hooked. I spent weeks researching it, and once I snapped out of my week long research endeavour, I … Continue reading Discovering Minimalism
"I don't know what it is man, but women love stationary - it's the perfect gift, you can never go wrong!" My boyfriend (henceforth referred to as J) shared this piece of advice he received from his cousin ages ago, and it has always resonated with me! One of the best feelings in the world … Continue reading 2018 Planner Hunt
I'm a huge fan of meditation, and I do mean HUGE. But sitting in a fixed position whilst chanting, and 4 a.m. yoga aren't the only ways to meditate. Recently, I've fallen in love with knitting. Honestly, it started by accident. I was purging some stuff in our crowded basement when I came across my … Continue reading Meditate with Your Hobby!