DO LESS AND BE MORE PRODUCTIVE

Are you as productive as you'd like to be? On job applications, I used to pride myself as an avid multitasker. The ability to juggle many balls in the air whilst keeping my cool was a skill set that left my ego feeling elevated but left my adrenals feeling overworked. I was stressed out, often … Continue reading DO LESS AND BE MORE PRODUCTIVE

WHAT IS MINIMALISM ANYWAY?

Owning 100 items ... TOTAL? Living in a tiny house? Having a "capsule wardrobe" with only 33 items? Minimalism CAN be based on those guidelines above, but it doesn't only have to be about those. Rules like that are somewhat extreme examples, and are fun games on the road to living with less for some, but … Continue reading WHAT IS MINIMALISM ANYWAY?

GET SIMPLE. SLOW DOWN. GET OUT IN NATURE.

I have always been a self-proclaimed "city girl." I love to walk, and I love to be able to walk to do errands, to go to coffee shops, or to meet up with friends. Considering myself an "urban hiker," I was one of the few people I knew who actually walked in Los Angeles, and … Continue reading GET SIMPLE. SLOW DOWN. GET OUT IN NATURE.

STARTING MY TRAVEL LIGHT LIFE

I can honestly say that this trip, this way of living that can only be imagined at this point, has been part of my consciousness for just about as long as I can remember. Even as a teenager I had feelings of wanderlust, when a summer chock full of sailing gave way to fantasies of … Continue reading STARTING MY TRAVEL LIGHT LIFE