I saw this on Pinterest and followed all paths to The Culture Trip's post.
At first I'm all: I can make my own challenge! I can forge my own path!
Then, as I looked at the list, I thought: I'd like to do that. That sounds useful. Hmmmm....
So, I'm going to do this for the month of January. I like that each day's task/challenge is do-able. We're not packing everything we own into boxes or folding our underwear in origami shapes or running a mile for every year we've been alive.
Seriously. People do that.
I can't say this list is really about minimalism, tho. It seems more about slowing down, focusing and being intentional, even if that intention is directed toward our sock drawer.
I'm good with that.
I'll report back, daily if I'm killing it, weekly if I'm hanging by a thread.
Here's to another year, a clean slate and a fresh start.
(I know it's not really any of those things....but doesn't it feel good to say it?)
Are we all becoming hoarders of cheap goods delivered in record time as a sort of addiction, and is this addiction feeding our inability to focus, wait patiently and actually consider our purchases?
All of the clutter that reflects who we want to be vs. who we really are….
Why is it so difficult to let go of things….even when it’s so clear they need to be let go of? This was a strangely hard goodbye for me.
I’m finally starting a capsule wardrobe, however that is defined. I started with the basics, of course.
Exploring ‘fast fashion’ and the availability of ethically-sourced, high quality clothing at a reasonable price.
The art and philosophy behind the Swedish model for decluttering before one’s final days.
Pictures of what I chose NOT to buy last month, given my spending freeze and focus on needs vs. whims.
Facing the reality of my own part in creating heaps of waste, I'm committing to making changes in my own tiny part of the world.
Seven misconceptions about retirement and the temptation to put off until then all of the dreams we have now.
Why, after falling in love with the library all over again, am I quitting it now?