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Christy King
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A Gradual Minimalist
A Gradual Minimalist

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We've lived in our new smaller space for more than a year now, and now that we're no longer thinking of packing stuff up, it would be easy to let things slide a bit. Luckily, we have a decluttering schedule to keep things from getting out of control again.
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Too busy to spend much time sorting through all your stuff? Try these quick decluttering projects, most of which will take fewer than 15 minutes.
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Yes, X was a challenge. I was afraid I'd have to do something cutesy, like leaving off the first E of a word. Luckily, a quick review of an online Scrabble dictionary turned up xenia, which is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, especially to…
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Maybe you've decluttered gradually, used the KonMari method or played the MinsGame. However you've done it, you have a lot less stuff, but you may be asking yourself what to do now that you've finally finished decluttering.
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I just read an article in Science Daily about improving relationships with two good minimalist traits, gratitude and laughter, The little things: Gratitude and shared laughter strengthen romantic partnerships.
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Sure, to feel happy, most of us need enough money to live in reasonable comfort, but beyond that, studies show money doesn't add to our happiness. Real wealth is found in gratitude, strong relationships, good health, helping others, hobbies, and other…
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This morning I received an email from Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist, sharing exciting news about the Hope Effect Project in Honduras. "This past week, we passed the $105,000 mark in donations received! This is an important number for us because it…
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Life as a Daymaker, by David Wagner, consists mostly of descriptions of ways to make someone's day, with chapters covering partners, children, families, friends, strangers and coworkers, but I think the best part of the book is when Wagner explains how…
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Many people use the terms voluntary simplicity and minimalism interchangeably. Others use minimalism to describe a lifestyle focused mainly on having fewer possessions and voluntary simplicity to describe a life that focuses more on values than stuff.…
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A study published last year found that while exercise reduces stress, stress reducing hobbies don't have to involve physical exertion. In fact, those of us who aren't that fond of exercise can alleviate stress during the time we're engaging in more…
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