*Originally published on Collective Evolution under “How to Be Genuinely Mindful With Christmas Shopping Without Buying Nothing or Spending Too Much”. Here we are again, another year, another holiday shopping season. This is the time of the year where we become bombarded with expectations: buying presents, attending holiday parties, sending out holiday cards, a nonstop […]Read More Merry Christmas, Here’s Your Garbage to Be
Do you ever find yourself coming across a particular product and begin thinking about how it could make your life easier, more efficient/productive, or happier? Turns out you’re not alone, in fact, the majority of us do this every single day. And it’s not just limited to products, we compare everything from potential jobs, who […]Read More Why We ‘Want’, and How To Want Less
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…