Lisa Marie Leto

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Minimalism Is Not the Path

The path I’m walking down is not the minimalist path. No, I’m not headed toward some abstract thing called <i>minimalism</i>—never was, in fact.<p>Rather, the …

Minimalism

9 Rules for a Simpler Day

Our days fill up so fast, and are so rushed and filled with distractions, that they seem to be bursting.<p>It’s a huge source of stress for most people, …

Time Management

Clarify and Align With Your Values for a Happier and More Fulfilling Life

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are” – Roy E. Disney Values are the ideas and beliefs that we consider to be most …

The Post

Why the minimalists do what they do

I was 31 when I figured out breakfast, and after that life’s overall difficulty level declined a bit.<p>Every month I buy a bag of bulk steel-cut oats, …

Simplify Your Life and Focus On What Really Matters

<i>“Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means” –</i> <i>Dr. Koichi Kawana (Designer, Professor & Architect)</i><p>Most of us have too much …

Minimalism

Linear House / Patkau Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Linear House is located on a sixteen acre farm on Salt Spring Island, an island in the Strait of Georgia …

10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism

I am trying to live a minimalist life. But that doesn’t mean I still don’t own stuff.<p>My family of four still owns three beds, three dressers, two …

Closet House by Consexto

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Pare down/Power Up ~ A plan to simplify

So strange things are happening over here.<p>I’ve been lurking on bloggers lately that promote <b>less is more</b>…people who seem to have found incredible …

Where True Happiness Comes From: How We Gain by Having Less

<b>“The things you own end up owning you. It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do anything.” ~Chuck Palahniuk</b><p>Small is the new big. …

How I Unplugged and Lived to Tell About It

Earlier this month, my wife Gail and I took a much-needed vacation. We rented a house on a lake in the mountains near Monteagle, Tennessee. We were …

Social Media

Outlier Minimal Backpack

Over the years many have come to expect material innovation alongside considered design from Outlier. And for their latest bag, the brand has delivered just that. The incredibly lightweight and aptly named Minimal Backpack weighs next to nothing and packs up flat, making it a perfect day-to-day …

Clothing

Vancouver company hopes to kickstart micro home revolution with $25,000 units

Imagine being able to own a brand-new home for $25,000.<p>A Vancouver man hopes to revolutionize homeownership and small space living with his …

Housing

How Clutter Affects Your Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a creative marketplace connecting mobile and Web projects with vetted, handpicked developers and designers from around the world. This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they …

How to remove the clutter and get a badass simple lifestyle – Leo Babauta

<b>WHO ARE WE TALKING TO?</b><p>Who: Leo Babauta<p>Where is he normally: http://zenhabits.net/<p>Why should I care what he has to say: This is an interview I have …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Will Power

10 Tips To Achieve (And Maintain) An Organized Home

February is National Time Management Month and yet it’s the shortest month of the year. So what will you do to make the most of your time? One way to …

The 7 stones of simpler livingHere are a few ideas that can help you live a lighter, healthier, more sustainable life

<b>The 7 stones of simpler living</b><br>Here are a few ideas that can help you live a lighter, healthier, more sustainable life.

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

The Minimalists present a film by Matt D'Avella, in Association with Catalyst, Asymmetrical, and SPYR. Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important …

Documentaries

A Cabin so Small it Doesn’t Even Require a Permit

In 2010, Finnish designer Robin Falck wanted to build a place he could call his own. While hiking in the woods he found a beautiful location for a …

Pininfarina inkless metal pen will write forever

Car design firm Pininfarina has designed an inkless pen with a metal nib that will write without ever running out.<p>What if you could have a writing implement that draws a line like a graphite pencil, but in permanent, non-smudging ink like a pen?<p>Car design company Pininfarina -- which has worked …

Alfa Romeo

Meet the Guy Who Owns Only 15 Things (Not Counting Undies or Socks)

If you’re thinking of adopting a more minimalist lifestyle for 2012, take a page from the playbook of Andrew Hyde, an itinerant blogger-cum-interface …

Shailene Woodley Can Fit Everything She Owns in One Suitcase

She's basically a hermit crab.<p>Shailene Woodley is well-known for her commitment to the environment — she uses Mason jars to conserve plastic, gathers her own drinking water, and wears only secondhand clothing — as well as her hippie-ish habits of eating clay to clear out negative energy. She's so …

Charming Small Home on Wheels Priced $33,000 [Video]

It is encouraging to see more and more creative small home designs, full proof that future homeowners can dream despite financial borders. Andrew and …

6 fascinating people who own almost nothingThese people have rejected the stuff-cluttered life for something more meaningful

<b>6 fascinating people who own almost nothing</b><br>These people have rejected the stuff-cluttered life for something more meaningful.

How to make your own deodorant

My weekend of celebrating with the folks was excellent. And sure enough, my mom (known to many of you as Grandma G) embarked on a DIY deodorant …

101 Physical Things That Can Be Reduced In Your Home

<i>“One can furnish a home very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.”</i> —Francis Jourdain<p>Many people will miss the joys of …

Minimalism