Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Without discussion or fanfare, I decided I would only decorate for Christmas this year.  It's really my most favorite holiday to decorate primarily due to our ornament collection. However, the real reason why I stopped is that it doesn't matter to my husband or pup.  It probably doesn't matter to my neighbors.  It just stressed … Continue reading Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Where Minimalism Started for Me: Decluttering the Mental Stuff

I stopped drinking years ago. I stopped shopping this year. And now I am dealing with all of the mental clutter without a vice. Situations that happened when I was a small child are bubbling up. Traumatic events are bubbling up. Old pains, old loves, and old shit is bubbling up. Some nights I wake … Continue reading Where Minimalism Started for Me: Decluttering the Mental Stuff