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Minimalism

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top 3 articles | minimalism

All You Need: 14 Eco-Friendly Minimalist Toiletries

Life After Minimalism? 5 Thoughts After 5 Years of Being a Minimalist

What’s in my Bag? Minimalism in Practice

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best 3 books | minimalism

Soulful Simplicity | The Joy of Less | The More of Less

best courses

Dress with Less and Create Your Capsule Wardrobe | The Art of Less Doing

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FatLama – borrow or lend your stuff instead of buying/just storing or throwing away (US & UK)

Becoming Minimalist and Practicing Minimalism - a Simple Experiment to Start

Becoming Minimalist and Practicing Minimalism – a Simple Experiment to Start

I’ve been writing about the minimalist lifestyle for a few years already, getting comments and messages from readers. Some people ask how to start the journey of becoming minimalist. Others ask, what and how to do when you are already on this path, to feel even better. In this article, I’ll try to answer those questions. …

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List of Best Minimalist Blogs and Resources to Inspire Life Changes In 2018

Best Minimalist Blogs and Resources to Inspire Life Changes In 2018

Below I present the full list of simple living and minimalist blogs and resources such as books, courses, videos, podcasts etc. on the Internet. Many of them are websites to which I keep coming back for years. But it’s not my personal list. There are also places new to me, recommended by friends from minimalist FB …

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What Does a Minimalist Buy March's Report - slow and happy blog about simple lifestyle, minimalism and motherhood (2)

What Does a Minimalist Buy? March’s Report

March was a good month when we did only necessary purchases. Below I present our family (of four) expenses except for bills, food, toilet paper, diapers, menstrual pads and my Husband’s personal items. If you want to know more about the series What Does a Minimalist Buy?, like why it’s worth to try buying less, …

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mini art: Walks in Nature aka Forest Bathing with Kids

This series of mini arts was meant to catch and save my thoughts from the week that is ending. But last week things happened that kept me busy with what’s going on outside the home or inside our bodies, so no thoughts this time 😉 Just a report from my week, including photos from our …

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wash less in hands, wash all colors together - Experiments You Can Do to Simplify Your Life (4)

Experiments You Can Do to Simplify Your Life

Simplifying life requires experimenting with our lifestyle. With the big things, big ideas but also with trivial, everyday tasks. If our goal on the simple living path is regaining resources: time, energy, attention, space and money, the way to develop in this direction is to question everything, every action, every habit, every addiction. To live …

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I’ve Bought 5 Dresses and I Still Consider Myself a Minimalist

As I’ve written in my February shopping report and informed you on Instagram, last month I’ve bought five dresses. On one day, in one shop. Here is how I see them in my minimalist wardrobe. Why I’ve bought five dresses being a minimalist? Firstly, for about four years I’ve been waiting for this moment when …

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mini art: Seasons Changes and Seriously Slowing Down

A week ago we had first really warm days here. I’ve pulled spring outdoor clothes out of our wardrobe. And on Friday winter came back, bringing, in my opinion, more snow than in any moment during this winter. The world, watched through home or car windows looks like a wonderland, that’s true. But after these …

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What Does a Minimalist Buy? February’s Report

It’s the second report of the What Does a Minimalist Buy? series. To know why I publish my expenses, go to the January’s report. Below I share my family purchases from February, not including bills, food, toilet paper, diapers, menstrual pads and my husband’s items. What does a minimalist buy? February new things for the home ENTRY …

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Gift-Giving Rules for Our Family and Friends to Limit Kids' Stuff - minimalist mom's tips for simple life with kids (1)

Gift-Giving Rules for Our Family and Friends to Limit Kids’ Stuff

Being a minimalist of years, I am well aware of all problems connected with unnecessary stuff and I try not only to manage the things we have but also control the inflow of new items. This means changing buying habits that for me involved tracking spendings, experimenting with the half year without buying (results here) and just questioning or delaying every purchase on …

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On Borrowing Again + the Fat Lama Rental Platform

Do you remember my thoughts about borrowing? Back in 2016, I described shortly the benefits of sharing our items with others from a perspective of a person living a simple life. I’ve listed what I often lend from other people. The article is here: On Borrowing – Minimalist’s View. Knowing my point of view on things …

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