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If you read my blog for a longer time, you’ve probably used some tips on minimizing your stuff from my articles or from good books which I recommend. But maybe you still have a place at home for which you have no idea how to deal with it. Or maybe you need some motivation to …

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mini art: the bestseller lie

I suppose that many of you browse for interesting books or find them in other ways. Have you noticed how many of the books that seem attractive to you are called bestsellers? I suppose that at least half of them. Or maybe 80-90%. This is what I experience. Are really all books bestsellers? If almost …

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mini art: when you have a bad day (remember this one rule)

When you have a bad day… I had one today. Not the worst, but in a huge part – bad. Most causes for it were in my head, maybe in my surroundings – in the everyday cindition that I have, not in particular situation. Nothing bad happened. The sun was shinig, but the mood was …

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mini art: some of my favorite people and materials on the Internet

Hey there! Firstly, if you follow the blog via Feedburner: I’m changing the newsletter provider. Now, I’ll send you one mail per month with the blog updates. To receive it – subscribe here (and confirm the subscription after receiving an email from me). Feedburner will work for some time more, but I’ll encourage you to …

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Feel allowed to be yourself

You probably observed that the last decade or two were filled with books, magazines, and experts giving tips on how we should do things. All the business, productivity, self-development, how-to-achieve stuff. Firstly, there were only a few books, few authors. On the self-dev market, there were just a few life paths presented to the audience. …

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mini art: regaining focus and simplifying my life again

Since last fall I haven’t been very active in this place. I needed to do some experiments and observations of my everyday actions. But I hope I’m back now to keep showing you joy in the minimalist lifestyle 🙂 focus on my life again So I let myself drown in various, not so logical ideas, …

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Want It? Do It! Attitude Learned from Years of Conscious Living

We have so many wants. We want so many changes in our lives. We dream of a better look, tidier homes, more organized work, better relationships, less bad habits. We dream of travels, adventures and baking breath-taking birthday cakes. And what we tend to do when we want a certain change in our lives? We start …

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Don’t Listen to Experts Too Much

For me, personal growth is making ourselves happier. And we do it by changing our lives using different tools (minimalism is one) and changing our attitude. Sometimes we start a change, or a habit, or adjust our attitude because we see the need and we’ve discovered the solution by ourselves. But often we go for guidance …

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Would Your Grandma Do Digital Fasts? On Implementing Screen Time Restrictions

Would your grandma do digital fasts? The truth about screen time restrictions. Since a few years, since computers and smartphones are really attractive and are making our life easier, there are people and articles telling us we should take time off away from our Internet devices and live in the real world. It has become trendy …

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Slow and Happy blog about simplifying life YOU CAN Buy Locally - Little Steps Guide

YOU CAN Buy Locally – Little Steps Guide

Doesn’t matter that I didn’t want to, though painful, being interested in minimalism and related topics, I’ve become aware of the our environment condition, working conditions and (lack of) ethics of big brands. And here comes the question: Is it possible to buy locally? For the reason described above, and in connection with the marketing …

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Aboriginal Peoples Heritage – What Can We Learn from Them?

Maybe you don’t yet know that I’m fascinated in Australia. Today I’ve listened and read about Aborigines culture for the first time. There are some points regarding Aboriginal Peoples Heritage I would like to stay with me. Take care of Mother Earth. Every piece of nature is our family. Be consciouswhen you see a tree. …

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3 Reasons I Prefer Summer to Winter

[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”160″ identifier=”0141022027″ locale=”US” src=”http://slowandhappy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/51p14vVRGiL.SL160.jpg” tag=”slowandhapp02-20″ width=”116″]And I’m the one who wanted to live in Scandinavia… Something you didn’t know about me: I’ve studied Finnish philology (the language and culture of Finland – Rovaniemi, Santa Claus and the Polar Circle…). Yes, during my school years I had something wrong with my head which made …

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Define values - it's a way to your happy life. Slow and Happy blog about slow life, minimalism, conscious life

Define Values. And You’re on the Way to Happiness!

Want to make good choices, leading you to happiness? I’ll show you that the best start is to define values. What’s next and how does it work? Read. How to choose? What to do? Should I agree to do something? It’s decision making. On usual, normal, even boring days. But also big potentially life changing …

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3 Reasons Why I Prefer Summer

Yes, I prefer summer now. And I wanted to live in Scandinavia. You haven’t known this about me: I studied Finnish philology. Yes, the school years has screwed my psyche into some strange areas that turned me into a zombie, wishing to live in the cold and dark (with Mr. Ville Valo). I really liked …

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Real Life Lessons: Chemicals in Our Food

We all are aware today that most of what we eat include many artificial chemicals, even added to the plants and animals during their growth. Once I’ve heard such a story: A farmer had a building where he stored food for his animals. He had a legal production in Europe, so the food means some certified …

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