Making Cuts: Just Cancelled Amazon Prime

As you could imagine, I listen to a lot of podcasts about minimalism. One podcast suggested cancelling Amazon Prime as a way to create friction or add barriers for making another purchase more difficult. Today I requested that my Amazon Prime account be cancelled and a refund issued for the unused portion of the annual … Continue reading Making Cuts: Just Cancelled Amazon Prime

Making Cuts: Expenses, Emails, and a Toaster Oven

Lately as my state starts to reopen I have had this feeling of overwhelm. When those feelings happen I try to see what is causing the overwhelmed feeling. Is it too much on my schedule? Too many plans? Too many expectations? After reflecting on it this past week, I realized that it is too many … Continue reading Making Cuts: Expenses, Emails, and a Toaster Oven

Book Review: No Mud, No Lotus by Thich Nhat Hanh

No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering by Thich Nhat Hanh Let's be completely honest. We are living during a global pandemic, people are out of work, some people are dying from the virus, basically anything fun is canceled, there lots of fear out there, and it's just a shitty time. Pre-shit show, my … Continue reading Book Review: No Mud, No Lotus by Thich Nhat Hanh

Minimalist Adventures in May

My goodness it feels marvelous to get back to my minimalist way of life. After life exploded in March and April and with me finally coming to terms with our current situation, I was able to return to my form of minimalism. And it feels so damn good! My savings is back on track with … Continue reading Minimalist Adventures in May