The months blend into each other, frothed milk poured over espresso shots, mingling together. Some weeks feel vibrant and significant, others feel underwhelming- all the while the news sprawls headlines which last only a day or two in their relevance, … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #11
In the early days, it’s easy to keep up momentum with minimalism, always something new to declutter, more bags of things to donate, more recycling to be done. Smooth, clear surfaces, and the peace of mind that comes with a … Continue reading SO YOU’VE LOST MOMENTUM WITH MINIMALISM, NOW WHAT?
We talk about taking risks as though it’s some grand act of bravery. A venture into an unknown void which takes thought and courage. We talk about taking risks as though risks are a rare part of our overall existence. … Continue reading WHAT RISKS WILL YOU TAKE?
The strong brewed coffee scent in the morning, with dappled sunlight shining in through the net curtain. Sometimes, the rush of news feels far away, and for a minute life just happens. The planes whir in the sky outside, and … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #10
In the weeks between winter and spring, the temperature cracks a few degrees higher and brings the falling rain along with it. Great deluges crash at the windows as the TV echoes it’s ever-dramatic news stories. The minimum weekly is … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #9
Life is packed full. Tyre tracks in the sand, only to be rushed away with the tide. We run alongside the speeding truck of life, thinking that if only we can keep up, we will become who we’re meant to … Continue reading HOW TO KNOW YOURSELF
“Is that all you’ve got?”I’m standing in a damp, basement room where I’m supposed to be staying for a while, the wallpaper is yellowing, the room full of incense smoke. The woman in front of me is looking at my … Continue reading HOW NON-MINIMALISTS VIEW MINIMALISM
When we reach something bordering on adulthood, that steep cliff edge between our teens and our late twenties, we think that we must understand ourselves by now. Words in social media bios sum up everything about us in less than … Continue reading HOW MINIMALISM HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND YOURSELF
Thousands of acres, square feet of land stretching on into the middle distance. The hum of the limousine, the roar of the sports car, that smell of a luxury leather interior, freshly cleaned. Crisp linen suits on matching hangers. Gold … Continue reading REDEFINING LUXURY
The shelter of a bedroom, a space of self-definition and comfort. Outside, a slow burning chaos of bags; carpets and beds hidden by clothing and stacks of papers. A house is not a home without bookshelves, they think. And so … Continue reading LIVING WITH HOARDERS AS A MINIMALIST