Have you ever spent a significant amount of time untangling and cleaning your jewelry? What a frustrating way of wasting your time, right!?
Intentionality is not the same as Insta-perfect. You know, the girls on Instagram that seem to do EVERYTHING right according to the books. Even their raw vegan dinners are photogenic. Not that I tried to life up to these new Jones. Though, I did put my own standard too high.
Overall I did well on paper but I do feel guilty about the spending on the exceptions. Why is that? I guess I have to figure that out.
It's almost June. I left you hanging with "I’m going to put real effort in writing meaningful posts." To be honest, I couldn't.
Since giving up is the only sure way to fail, I will go on with this challenge keeping in mind that I have to keep this bloody insecurities under control.
My partner in crime is not a minimalist. Thankfully, he is not a maximalist, either. The art of tidying up is just not one of his specialties according to my standards.
Procrastination. [proh-kras-tuh-ney-shuh n]. Noun. The action of delaying or postponing something. Mostly applied when trying something new. Always fueled by fear.
Look for the, bare necessities. The simple bare necessities. Forget about your worries and your strife.
So, last year a group of colleagues and I had some drinks which we do on a regular basis. I planned it and called it not my birthday celebration drinks. No. presents. for. Laura.
Explaining minimalism is like explaining an orgasm. It's impossible to explain to someone what an orgasm is and how it feels like. But when you have one, you know!
Before I found minimalism I was more a fashionista than an intentionalista. Guess what, you can be both!
I did a No Buy Month back in January and now the question is: What did it bring? Some pros are pretty obvious, some were unexpected. Same goes with the cons.
Consumer oriented companies profit from this now trendy lifestyle in order to sell new stuff. They translate a lifestyle in a way so that it becomes everything it's not.