Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.


There’s more to life than buying stuff. There are many wonderful people pursuing and promoting simplicity. Fortunately, some of them are gifted in communication and choose to encourage and inspire us with their words. I enjoy reading their unique … Read More

A Simple, Helpful Guide to Start Your Own Blog


It is becoming increasingly difficult for me to explain how influential blogging has become in my life. Becoming Minimalist was launched on a Monday evening in just a matter of minutes. I didn't sit down at the computer that evening to start a blog. … Read More

What We Consume Determines The Lives We Live


For most of my life, I gave little thought to the food that I ate. Whether for a meal or a late night snack, if I liked the taste, I’d eat it. This was the extent of meal planning. Minimalism actually made me a healthier eater. It brought … Read More

See the Good in Everyone


Recently, I visited Stockholm on behalf of Camino Magazine. Camino is Sweden's largest sustainable living magazine. They were wonderful hosts organizing speaking opportunities at their own Sustainability Conference and local businesses. I found … Read More

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.


Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of everything that distracts us from it. It requires a conscious decision because it is a countercultural lifestyle that stands against the culture of overconsumption … Read More