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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

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

Minimalists are *FILL IN THE BLANK* – Are you Sure?

The beautiful author of Mind. Beauty. Simplicity wrote The 10 Misconceptions of Being A Minimalist last week.  I love that she wrote about this topic.  Oftentimes people spend a little bit of time observing me, noticing that I only wear black dresses to work, and rarely, if ever, talk about any shopping besides grocery shopping.  … Continue reading Minimalists are *FILL IN THE BLANK* – Are you Sure?