Tag Archives: minimize

Lent: a minimalist exercise

Lent is the 40 day period before Easter when Catholics give up something important to them in a fast to remind them of their faith.  It begins on Ash Wednesday (today) and ends on Sunday, March 31st – Easter Sunday. … Continue reading

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How I Got Here 1: minimalism and confronting the fantasy-self

It officially started on November 5, 2011.  An email from Samantha read, “minimalism, thought of you,” and linked to “Declutter your Fantasy Self” by Miss Minimalist.  I had commented to Samantha a few times that I felt cluttered, overwhelmed and … Continue reading

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Baby steps

Last week, a close friend asked: “Eva, what would you recommend would be a good baby-step start for someone who wants to try out minimalism? Like, a New Years resolution.” What a great question. I came to minimalism through Miss … Continue reading

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Got a Drawer?

Want to start minimizing?  Terrific.  But where to begin?  The idea of minimizing your space can be daunting.  The best thing to do is to start small: pick one place to begin, then start and finish it. (Remember: things often … Continue reading

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