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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

the whole list of minimalist books and courses

best services

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

creating capsule wardrobe for babies

22-Item Toddler Capsule Wardrobe for Summer/Autumn Season

As a minimalist, I firstly discovered benefits of paring down my own wardrobe to really only essentials. I have a few basic, simple clothes that take little space in our closet. Less stress and better look are the biggest advantages of the decluttering I made. But for a long time, I haven’t applied it to …

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What to Do When You Give Too Much of Yourself

Do you sometimes feel that you give too much of yourself to others? In the process of growing up, in the process becoming a person who is independent from her parents and in the process of developing yourself, we become more aware about our behaviors, feelings and believes. In the process some people, especially woman, …

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How I Use My iPhone as a Minimalist Focused on Conscious Life

As a minimalist, I’m cutting the number of my possesions, the amount of things to do etc. The same way I try to treat my phone. I want my phone to be a tool serving me, and not stealing my time and energy. Let’s look how I use my iPhone as a minimalist today. l …

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Does a Minimalist Person Really Want Less?

I’m a minimalist person and I want more. Minimalism is associated with having less and setting limits. But is it the end? Is it really everything about people who call themselves minimalists? I think the truth is much more colourful and interesting. The truth is MORE. I call myself a minimalist. But what does it …

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Family finances when a woman doesn’t work

Let’s take a look at the financial situation of families where a woman decides to be a stay at home mum. Many families after having a child want that a woman still works. Only for money. People think she will bring home money without which they will starve, have debt or other kinds of poor …

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Daily: Sauna and Simplifying Life

Imagine Mr. Jones. He works to be able to pay for a gym membership. He goes through an air-conditioned shopping mall to an elevator which takes him to the highest floor. There he has his sauna session. Hey, who needs that?! My discovery of the year is that many people on the Earth have completely …

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Back to School Season – Minimalist’s Guide and Reflections

Back to school is another consumerism feast in the year. After Christmas or Valentine’s Day presents and Easter home decorations, someone made us spend money on buying NEW things every year when the school year begins. How could a back to school minimalist season look like? My story When I was going to school, I …

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How to Simplify Life With a Baby. By Mom of Two Boys

Life with a newborn human being on board can be overwhelming. Help yourself by learning how to simplify life with baby. For a limited time, you can find many parenting resources for a 96% discounted price here. 1. Declutter Fewer items at home = less work at home. Have control over the number of toys! …

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Minimalist’s view on borrowing - Slow and Happy blog about minimalism, slow life, conscious life, anti-consumerism

On Borrowing – Minimalist’s View

As a minimalist, I look consciously at more and more things in my life. Today I present you my thoughts on borrowing. Borrowing things that you use only rarely gives you the chance to less be a slave of money, work, government, and market. You don’t have to spend money. You save money. But you …

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How to Pack Like a Minimalist: Take Everything!

Minimalism is a tool that reduces or even eliminates stress in many spheres of life. One of the areas easy to simplify is minimalist packing for travels. In this article, you’ll find some tips on how to pack like a minimalist. I will write you how I packed for holidays this year, what I forgot, …

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Explorers’ Museum of Tony Halik in Toruń. Travels and Minimalism

Do you sometimes dream about the life of traveler? I definitely answer yes and definitely not only sometimes. For years, travelers’ books were close to me, because of my interest in anthropology and religion. I was looking for what it means to be human. What is common to all of us, and what is the …

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How to make family finances make your dreams come true?

I wonder how many people track family finances. I suspect that a small percentage. And it is worth to do it. I thought that being a minimalist I spend little money. I thought I buy only basic things (food, bills) and do some inevitable, necessary purchases (shoes after the previous pair worn out, compulsory car …

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Information diet is the best anti-consumerism experiment we all need - Slow and Happy blog about minimalism, slow life and simple life

Information Diet – the Best Anti-Consumerism Experiment

I decided to reduce internet and other information and opinion sources (even books!) for a month. To search more inside myself. My information diet is a great anti-consumerism experiment. Read more and get to know why. This post contains affiliate links. Information diet is the best anti-consumerism experiment we all need. I’ve decided that I …

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Buy nothing experiment - do you also want to feel so good - Slow and happy blog about minimalism, anti-consumerism and conscious life

Buy Nothing Experiment – Do You Also Want to Feel So Good?

In December last year I took on a buy nothing experiment. I started feeling tired and frustrated because of making even one-time purchases, for which I had decided as a minimalist. Those new things disappointed me, because they didn’t meet my expectations, needs. They didn’t improve the quality of my life, nor my well-being. My …

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Eco Care and Why You Should Say Goodbye to Organic Cosmetics

Organic cosmetics are cool, if you are selling them. They are on the list of current trends. It is fashionable to look for SLS-free, minimalistic and organic cosmetics made by small local or the opposite: very exotic companies operating on swamps, in forests and forgotten villages. But what is so eco in shampoos packaged in …

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