Recommendations

Blogs

Derek Cullen
Mark Boyle
Daniel Suelo
Ytravel – family travelling
mnmlist
Becoming Minimalist
TheMinimalists + podcast
Be More With Less by Courtney Carver
Leo Babauta
100 things challenge – photos of all belongings of the author’s family
Rowdy Kittens by Tammy Strobel
Cait Flanders
Break The Twitch
Derek Sivers
Seth Godin

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Books

How To Be Free
By Tom Hodgkinson
One of my favourite author’s manifesto for a liberated life. Because modern life, in many aspects, is absurd. One of five paper books that I keep at home.
Buy on Amazon.
Everything That Remains
By Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus
A very personal story of becoming a minimalist. Deeply described the why‘s of Joshua’s life shift with his best friend’s comments.
Buy on Amazon.
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Environment-friendly alternatives

Cotton shopping bag
It’s environmentally friendly to use a reusable bag and cotton is my favourite, skin- and food-friendly material. The one of my choice is moreover made in the USA (probably ethic working conditions for employees) from recycled cotton.
Wash, reuse. And don’t forget to take it when you go out!
Buy on Amazon.
Wooden comb
By The Body Shop
I’ve bought it more than five years ago and use it daily. It looks like new. I don’t feel any need to replace it with any other comb or brush. It’s a perfect item for me.
Detangling. To use on dry or wet hair. Helps to distribute an oil or other conditioner.
Buy on Amazon.
Classic safety razor
It works like a plastic, disposable one. But for a metal one you pay only once (blades are very cheap and metal = recyclable) and you don’t add waste.
Butterfly opening makes changing blades 100% easy.
Buy on Amazon.
Natural oils
As alternative for cosmetics
COMING SOON: I’m working on a series about various natural oils and their benefits for skin. They can moisturize, protect from harmful radiation, improve hair condition and so much more…
One example: poppy seed oil
Buy on Amazon.

Health – what I use

Coconut oil
I use it to so many purposes that I had to write an entire article about it. If you want to enjoy its all benefits, remember to look for an unrefined and cold-pressed one. Here where I live, even shops labeled eco, natural, healthy, organic offer only refined oil.
My articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Buy on Amazon.
Raspberry seed oil
I use it as an alternative for sunscreen for me, my husband and our boys.
Remember to look for cold-pressed and unrefined oil.
Buy on Amazon.
Vitamins D3 + K2
D3 is important not only for our mood, but with K2 it cares for our tooth and bones.
My article.
Buy on Amazon.
Chlorella
With chlorella, I get minerals and vitamins that my body needs. So it gives me what I need but also takes what is harmful to me out. Chlorella purifies body from toxins.
Buy on Amazon.

Kids

Woven wrap baby carrier
The wrap I’ve bought before having my first son is three years old, looking as new and used with the younger son. I wouldn’t sell it. Even when the older son didn’t need to be carried and he was the only child, I used the material as a cover on my couch or as a blanket when we went out.
Look for a 100% cotton material.
Buy on Amazon.

What my boys (aged 1 and 3) play with for longer than one day

2-piece puzzles
Buy on Amazon.
Balls
Big, small, soft or not, colourful or adult – all balls are absorbing.
Buy on Amazon.

My style

Make up by Inglot
I don’t wear make up every day and I use just a few products. Some of them are by Polish company Inglot that offers some products in refilable containers (called Freedom System).
Buy on Amazon.

Blogger’s tools

slow and happy ula archer recommends how to create a microbusiness that matters How to Create a Microbusiness that Matters
By Courtney Carver
Courtney’s course helped me to notice which element is missing in my blogging and how to build this missing part taking simple steps. (Courtney is an expert and practicioner of simplicity!) The course also made me belive that I can blog, can earn blogging and be in harmony with my values.
The Influencer
By Jason Hunt
A really worth reading book for bloggers. Written by the most successful blogger in Poland. It covers various subjects: from the personality and attitude of a blogger, through technical issues to money and cooperations with brands. You’ll find in this book everything that bloggers can take from journalists’ work tools.
Buy on Amazon.
BlueHost – hosting
At the moment most reliable hosting company to run your blog or website.

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