Best 5 Podcasts for Minimalism

Michelle of the Boomer Eco Crusader blog inspired today’s post.  She recently wrote about an extreme minimalism Facebook group where there were a whole lot of judgy and mean people criticizing others for not being minimalist enough.  I believe there are various types of minimalists.  Some minimalists live out of backpacks as they travel the … Continue reading Best 5 Podcasts for Minimalism

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

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

Week 3 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: Well That Just Happened

Last week I wrote about my frustrations with the whole recycling process.  Things that I thought were recyclable are not in my town.  My town has two different lists of what is recyclable.  One online and one at the recycling drop off center.  Next, I’m tired of companies’ greenwashing marketing scams.  They are placing the plastic … Continue reading Week 3 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: Well That Just Happened