Let Go of the Need To Be Perfect

Let Go of the Need To Be Perfect

I have a confession to make. I am a perfectionist. Let me clarify – I feel like all things around me need to be perfect all the time. Or at least I did. As the only child of a mother who cleaned everything with a toothbrush, I learned the way to happiness is for...
The Art of Doing Nothing (And Enjoying It)

The Art of Doing Nothing (And Enjoying It)

A few years ago I realized I had a BIG problem. I was at the beach with my family, and as always, I was looking for something exciting to do. You know, I wanted to tour some historical location or find some quaint little antique shop to peruse or maybe look for an...
Why It’s So Hard to Become a Minimalist

Why It’s So Hard to Become a Minimalist

Okay, let’s face it. It’s hard to BECOME a minimalist. It is much easier to BE a minimalist. So what’s the difference, you might ask…. Momentum. That’s what. When you first make the decision to become less stressed, less hurried, less...
Advertisers Lie

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...