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mini art: what I love in bloggers from some English-speaking coutries

From my funny English you know that it’s not my first language. I’m from somewehere in the crazy socialistic Europe. I’m open enough to not be stuck in what the Internet in my language offers, and to use mainly the English-language part of the Internet. This way, I stumble upon interesting world views and lifestyles. …

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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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the book bestseller lie - Slow and Happy blog

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 - conscious life (1)

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 - slow and happy blog about simple life (1)

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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thank aloud - powerful gratitude practice

Powerful Practice: Thank Aloud

Today I want to share with you a practice that I’ve invented and used in my life for a few months now. I see many positive aspects of this practice and it is as simple as thank aloud. How to thank aloud? When something good happens, especially something I wasn’t expecting nor wishing for, something …

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Don't Motivate Yourself - What's Wrong with Motivation

Don’t Motivate Yourself – What’s Wrong with Motivation?

Motivation is in main trends for at least seven decades. But this fact doesn’t have to mean that we should see motivation as needed and positive, nor that we should try to implement it many situations in our lives. Let me tell you something that is obvious but maybe not everyone has thought about it …

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How to slow down in November

Why Is It Worth to Slow Down in November and How to Use This Month?

This year I have a nice plan and big expectations for November. Where I live it’s the least nice month of all. There are already no colorful leaves on the trees, it’s wet, rainy, foggy. It’s already cold but not yet we have snow which would cheer up our hearts and reflect the light of …

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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 love: apply if relationship is your priority

How to make the relationship with your spouse satisfying and beneficial to both of you? – an eternal question. For me, good, real love is slow love. Read why and what does it mean. For me, an important eye-opener was Gary Chapman’s theory of five languages of love (here’s his book). It divides people into …

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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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