Advertisers Lie

Advertisers lie. That’s not news to most people. We all know that drinking a certain soda will not give you more friends or driving a certain car will not make you happier. (You can be miserable driving a Bugatti.) So how is it that we all fall prey to a certain...

Why Too Many Choices Can Be a Bad Thing

Today I want to discuss why too many choices can be a bad thing. I recently decided it was time to purchase a new computer. So I did what most anyone would do. I went online and started looking for deals on laptops. But it soon became clear that I could not make a...

Less Is More

Yesterday, my mother in law walked into my house and said, “Your house looks bigger.” And, although I hadn’t noticed it before that, she was right. It DID look bigger. Why was that? Well, I had purged tons of items out of our house. I mean, HUGE...

Why You Must Be Kind To Be a Minimalist

My husband and I always notice how most dog owners are friendly, outgoing people. It is quite unusual (at least in our part of the country) to see anyone walking a dog who doesn’t have pleasant demeanor and a kind word for anyone passing by. Our theory is that...