– The Minimalist Survey part 4

– The Minimalist Survey part 4

The Minimalist Survey Series, part 4. Late last year I created a survey and asked readers about their experiences of minimalism. This series describes the themes in the responses, I hope you find them as interesting as I did. I asked the question: Are there any fears, however small you may have in adopting Minimalism as a way of life ? In response you said: Peer acceptance – these were general responses, such as ‘other people just...

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What’s holding you back – The Minimalist Survey Part 3

What’s holding you back – The Minimalist Survey Part 3

The Minimalist Survey Series, part 3. Earlier this year I created a survey and asked readers about their experiences of minimalism. This series describes the themes in the responses, I hope you find them as interesting as I did.   I asked the question: What are the top three things holding you back from being more minimalist right now ?   In response you said:   Nothing – Some of you were lucky enough to be a good way...

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Becoming a Minimalist – The Minimalist Survey Part 1

Becoming a Minimalist – The Minimalist Survey Part 1

Becoming a minimalist The Minimalist Survey Series, part 1. Earlier this year I created a survey and asked readers about their experiences of minimalism. This series describes the themes in the responses, I hope you find them as interesting as I did.   I asked the question: What do you feel are the best things about being a minimalist for you ?   In response you said: Health – less stress, less anxiety, better health and mind....

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Turn Black Friday into something brighter

Turn Black Friday into something brighter

It’s back again. That dreadful day. The day that many take leave of their senses and consume for consumption’s sake. This year even the police are offering a warning.  We buy things we don’t need, with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t like.   We buy things we don’t need, with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t like. Click To Tweet   This Black Friday I’d...

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The magic of tidying up

The magic of tidying up

I recently read Marie Kondo’s brilliant book, The Life Changing Magic of tidying up. UK Amazon Link – US Amazon Link – I thought I knew a thing or two about tidying, I’ve always found tidying and decluttering quite therapeutic, but this lady really is an expert. We shouldn’t be too surprised, she confesses to having enjoyed tidying up since she was five years old. I highly recommend the book for some of the more...

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Digital Clutter – BBC Radio 4’s Digital Human

Digital Clutter – BBC Radio 4’s Digital Human

Digital Clutter is becoming as big an issue as the physical clutter. BBC Radio 4’s Digital Human programme are covering the subject in the last of their series entitled, Silt. Yours truly was invited on to talk about the subject, along with varied commentary on some of the more obscure members of the decluttering environment. I haven’t heard the final programme release, but it promises to be an interesting look at where we’re...

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