I have a confession to make. I love planning.
The last few weeks for our home has been a little crazy, but very good. I’ve been adjusting to my new job and my husband has been starting up another spring semester. It’s been challenging, but a lot of fun.
A guest post from Jo Holloway-Green, Founder of The Mindful Hub; a website and blog aiming to make mindfulness accessible to all. http://www.mindfulhub.co.uk Mindfulness sounds a bit intimidating. If you’ve never heard of it you could be forgiven for having to ask what it is? The opposite of forgetfulness? Something to do with… Continue reading Getting Started with Mindfulness
As tax season is upon us, I’m reminded of all the money I’ve ever spent ever. *cringe* I’ve gone through all my receipts to find deductions, and I realize that there are a lot of things that I bought that I didn’t actually need. Could I have just made fries with the potatoes I had… Continue reading Minimalism and Finances
This section of the KonMari Method is saved for last, and for good reason. It’s taken the longest and has been the most emotionally exhausting section yet.
For those who have been following me, you know that I’ve been following the KonMari Method for organizing and discarding my belongings. Something I’ve noticed is that it’s hard to get rid of things that I bought because I was trying to be somebody else.
I did this part of the KonMari method a little out of order (gasp!). I went through my books several months ago when I was moving into my apartment with my husband and I was slowly gathering my books from my parent’s house. I didn’t want to bring anything home with me that… Continue reading Minimalism and KonMari: Books, Papers, Komono