Category Archives: Minimalism

Discovering Your Style in Four Simple Steps

Though we may not be consciously aware of it, our society informs our clothing choices. What we select may not suit our tastes, our lifestyles, or our bodies, but what we see on our celebrities, our friends, or in our … Continue reading

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Minimalism: A Year Later (Part 2 of 4)

Over the course of 2017, I focused my sustainability efforts on minimalism. When I started out, I had no idea how great an impact it would make on my possessions, on my physical, mental and emotional health and on my … Continue reading

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Minimalism: A Year Later (Part 1 of 4)

Over the course of 2017, I focused my sustainability efforts on minimalism. When I started out, I had no idea how great an impact it would make on my possessions, on my mental and emotional health, and on my life’s … Continue reading

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Simple Sustainability: Simple Gift-Giving

Want. Need. Wear. Read. ‘Tis the season. For buying too much stuff. Gigantic hauls under Christmas and Yule trees, gifts exchanged beside candelabras, gifts that represent consumption mania, environmental devastation, guilt trips, debt, and disappointment. Kids running out of steam … Continue reading

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6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Let Minimalism Intimidate You

Minimalism has some baggage. People associate it with all kinds of things. Some believe that to be a minimalist you have to be a single, white, rich guy with only a backpack and a penchant for world travel. These assumptions … Continue reading

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Minimalist Wardrobes For Boys (Ages 2-5)

Minimalist wardrobes for adult women have become very trendy. But I’m frankly surprised to see this limited range. Everyone could benefit from a curated and thought-filled wardrobe. Young boys wouldn’t be stuck in finicky pants when potty-training. They would wear … Continue reading

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Minimalist Wardrobe for the School-Aged Boy

I’m always a little startled to see that capsule wardrobes haven’t spread much beyond the scope of adult women’s closets. This wardrobe solution is an extremely useful tool. A capsule wardrobe has specific benefits for school-aged children: As tops and … Continue reading

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