Old pictures, creased at the corners, capture only one chaotic moment of a wider, more turbulent, life. Piles of books and clothing, like modern art, litter every surface. The stacks of things seem to float on top of each other, … Continue reading THOUGHTS OF A FORMER HOARDER
A roaring group of friends, frantic booming voices talking over the music in a bar; small collectives in coffee shops, whispering the latest life news over the foam of their lattes. That video call ringtone and the pixelated face of … Continue reading MINIMISING PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE
A heavy weight pulls at you, for a while you sit with it, not knowing what to do, but you think- no, you’re sure- you’re stuck. Stuck in the place you’re at right now, with what you’ve got, with the … Continue reading THE FREEDOM MINDSET
The exchange of cash, the beep of a debit card, the bank statement littered with items which we can’t remember purchasing. We walk through life looking for things. We pick things up, we feel them, we think we need them. … Continue reading THREE THINGS TO STOP BUYING IN 2021
You see it, a useful and important item, a shining aesthetic material good. You consider it for some time. It’s something you’ve needed for a while, and among the little of what you own, it serves a purpose. Owning it … Continue reading CAN MINIMALISTS STILL ENJOY MATERIAL THINGS?
Our minds are rooms. Interiors made to our own designs- bachelor pads and minimal apartments, great mansions, comfortable libraries, boxing arenas, prison cells. We can minimise our external reality, the tangible spaces around us, we can remove objects and create … Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF A MINIMAL MINDSET
Minimalism is captivating. The allure of less. To have fewer things, but to experience more. But it’s common to make mistakes amidst the captivating force of minimalism. Here’s a rundown of three minimalist mistakes: Impulsive Decluttering It can be tempting, … Continue reading THREE MINIMALIST MISTAKES