For the first time in my life, I feel content with my wardrobe; I’m finally satisfied with what I have. This is strange and new. No more anxiety about what to add next. No urge to shop. I’m still interested in design and still enjoy looking at clothes, but I don’t feel that urgency to buy something. Continue reading “How I found contentment with my wardrobe.”
I will probably only ever be a ‘mild minimalist’ or a ‘minimalist in progress’. I’ve been trying to let go of things that don’t add value to my life, to ‘declutter’, so to speak.
My progress so far has been good. I’ve donated/recycled 5 bags of clothing and reduced my wardrobe by 40%. I donated 8 pairs of shoes, reducing my shoe collection by half, I only have 3 shoes on heavy rotation now, while the others ones are for winter or special occasions. Continue reading “considered living: minimalist-in-progress report”
This week’s 2 good reads are about the joys of staying in (apartment therapy: 4 terrific habits of a homebody) and on how our generation is abandoning nostalgia to live lighter simpler lives (WP: Stuff it: Millennials nix their parent’s treasures). Happy spring weather everyone!
Let’s take a step back and consider doing less. About a year ago, I decided to adopt a ‘one day policy’: I would set aside one day of every weekend Continue reading “considered living: the one day policy”