5 Reasons Why Minimalism Is NOT a CULT

I’m not exactly sure how it happened, which is probably how everyone starts their sentence when they realized they may have accidentally joined a cult, but I found the Common Cult Podcast and started to binge listen a couple weeks ago.  Eryn and Heather previously hosted The Practical Minimalists Podcast which I also binged and LOVED.  When I … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Minimalism Is NOT a CULT

Planning Fallacy and Optimism Bias: It Happens to All of Us

The planning fallacy refers to a prediction phenomenon, all too familiar to many, wherein people underestimate the time it will take to complete a future task, despite knowledge that previous tasks have generally taken longer than planned. ~ Science Direct The ​optimism bias is essentially a mistaken belief that our chances of experiencing negative events are lower and … Continue reading Planning Fallacy and Optimism Bias: It Happens to All of Us

How Minimalism Has Helped me Communicate

Three years ago I officially kicked off my personal KonMari tidying event.  It started as a triple-dog-dare to myself.  Before I walked into my local library I said to myself, “If the Marie Kondo books are available, this is the weekend to read and declutter.”  Low and behold, guess what I found?  The Life-Changing Magic … Continue reading How Minimalism Has Helped me Communicate

Week 1 Digital Minimalism/ Prince Inspired Challenge for June 2021 Update

Week 1 – Delete all apps beside phone, messenger, maps, podcast, camera, grocery pick up, notes, reminders, and fitness related.    Email can be checked on a computer.  I can borrow books through a website on the computer.  I can check bank and investment accounts on the computer.  Basically anything I can do on a computer, … Continue reading Week 1 Digital Minimalism/ Prince Inspired Challenge for June 2021 Update

Procrastination Clutter is the WORST

Have you ever wanted to declutter but felt overwhelmed?  Didn’t know where to begin?  Can’t remember when that pile of magazines started?   If that sounds a little bit like your space, then you might be suffering from procrastination clutter.  Procrastination clutter is a mix of putting something off intentionally or habitually and clutter.  It is … Continue reading Procrastination Clutter is the WORST