Walk into any Whole Food’s grocery store and you are immediately overwhelmed; not just by the vast assortment of products, but by the feeling you get, like it’s your civic duty to shop there. The illusion that since most of the products were made “responsibly” that no harm was done. The reality is that everything […]Read More Conscious Consumption – Does It Even Make a Difference?
The concept of Minimalism is simple, therefore the means of achieving it should be simple as well. Regardless of how you choose to adopt the philosophy, the fundamentals are the same: keep it simple, or better yet “keep it essential”. It is not about making a fashion statement or getting in on a fad, it is […]Read More The 3 Fundamentals To Living a Minimalist Life
We never want something quite as much as after it has been taken away from us. Only then do we feel like we can’t live without it. Even something as small as sugar in our morning coffee. Most of the time we hardly even notice it’s even there – until it isn’t. Why is that? […]Read More It Was Here a Minute Ago…
Very few admit to being materialistic; if they do it’s said that they are only on occasion. The term carries with it visions of wealthy men and women lounging by a pool sipping wine after a long day of shopping at Gucci, Rolex and browsing the Aston Martin showroom. By such definition, most Americans wouldn’t […]Read More Your Wants Are Out of Control
We expect to reach a defining moment in our lives – where all of our hard work is rewarded at this magnificent apex. A moment where we will be filled with a sense of having arrived. It is from this vantage point that the chase towards material wealth lies. A belief that the next thing […]Read More Doing More With Less – and Other Minimalist Clichés