The Emptiness of Accolades


I care less about money than I ever have before. But accolades get me every time. Last spring was one of the most successful seasons of my life—at least in worldly terms. I released a book, Clutterfree with Kids, that spent two weeks as the #1 … Read More

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.


Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show. The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. It is friendly, encouraging, and helpful. There is a genuine understanding that any promotion of simplicity is good for … Read More

The Investments We Make Into Our Lives


Not every dollar spent is a poor decision. Not every purchase is a bad one. Not every expense is wasted. In Accounting terms, there is a difference between a sunk cost and an investment. A sunk cost is money wasted, never to be recovered. But an … Read More

Your Predisposition is Not Your Future


Tendencies. We all have them. Some are positive: a sense of humor, a love for animals, or attention to detail, just to name a few. These positive predispositions make us proud. They bring beauty into the world around us. But personal tendencies … Read More