Tamara Hale

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Tricks of the Trade: 8 Tips for Elegant Minimalism with Architect Barbara Chambers

Psst: There’s Space Behind the Walls<p>Pare Down (to the Extreme)<p>In fact, Barbara gives each potential client a copy of organizational guru Marie …

Minimalism

20 Important Life Lessons That I Learnt In My 20s

Life can be pretty complicated. Especially because there are no rules to it. As every person and day is different, change and learning comes along …

Relationships

Don’t mess with my mug. It means more than you think

Every few weeks, someone at the Financial Times sends an email to the entire newsroom asking if anyone has seen a much-loved missing mug.<p>Last month …

Coffee

‘I wish I hadn’t wasted my twenties on you’: 14 people tell us what they’d say to The One Who Got Away

<b>In some circles I’m seen as a relationship guru.</b><p>Virgin circles, mainly.<p>I think it’s because my experience is sort of the ‘lesson to be learned’.<p>If I …

Relationships

Confessions of a digital hoarder: How to deal with your cluttered computer

Never in my life did I expect to have this problem. I believe in, and practice, minimalism. Almost all of my belongings can fit into a few bags.<p>But somewhere along the way, I’ve become a digital hoarder. It’s been easy for me to minimize tangible objects. And maybe there’s a part of me that looked …

Minimalism

The 5 Questions Everyone Needs To Ask Before They Start Organizing

Being organized is about having systems in place that allow you to dance seamlessly through your day. If your days are bumpy, getting more organized …

Minimalism

5 Ways a Zero-Waste Lifestyle Saves the Planet — and Your Money

I hardly ever recycled (other than turning in soda bottles and cans for Michigan’s $.10 deposit) growing up, and I shrugged it off as too much of a …

Sustainability

Clearing Clutter

In 1968, a couple of months into first grade at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Ayer, Massachusetts, I notice that my desk is looking kind of …

Feng Shui

5 Tiny Red Flags Your Partner Isn't Actually In Love With You, So Guard Your Heart

You can never make somebody fall in love with you, nor should you ever try. It's a dead-end process that will leave you depleted, like going back to …

Relationships

20 Must-Read Books for Finance Professionals | Investopedia

The world of finance has provided the backdrop for many dramas, from mergers and acquisitions and Wall Street shenanigans to Tulip Mania, and let's …

Investing

Time to Tackle Ground Zero of Your Home's Clutter Epidemic

It's Friday and you walk into your home, ready for a relaxing weekend after one hell of a workweek, and you see... ugh, <i>clutter</i>. You think to …

Minimalism

20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

After much mulling and culling, we've come up with our list of the twenty best books of the decade. The list is weighted towards science fiction, but …

Books

13 funny books to get you through tough times

1 of 14<p>Books to make you laugh out loud<p>There’s nothing quite like a good read — or a good laugh. This selection of some of our favorite funny books …

Books

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Happiness

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Self-improvement

The Nonfiction Book You Need To Read, According People On Reddit

The next time you're looking for book recommendations, hop on Reddit. The "front page of the Internet" has some great communities where readers can …

Books

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

Books

Are you a Lifelong Learner?

Entrepreneurialism is a great teacher. But what if you need a more knowledgeable professor?<p><i>At the core of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i><i>'s</i> <i>mission is an unrelenting commitment to helping both young and experienced entrepreneurs learn and grow to new levels of leadership, in business and beyond.</i> …

Entrepreneurship

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

Device Advice

Technology changes fast. And new advancements are announced with great fanfare. The promise of changing how we interact with the world is just as …

Minimalism

How to fix a broken heart: The foolproof ways according to a psychologist

A broken heart can feel like the end of the world, especially if you didn’t expect it - and moving on can feel impossible.<p>But it is possible - and …

Self-help

The 2018 Way to Do Minimalist Dressing

Bold and minimalist may not be two words you'd usually place side by side, but with all the high-voltage pigment on the runways and streets this …

Minimalism

Can’t kick a bad habit? You’re probably doing it wrong

I had just finished giving a speech on building habits when a woman in the audience exclaimed, “You teach how to create habits, but that’s not my …

Self-improvement

Expert Advice: How to Become a Minimalist, by the Author of “Goodbye, Things”

Minimalism has lots of rules: Do this, don’t do that; keep this, throw everything else out. Which is why we were happy to come across <i>Goodbye, Things:</i> …

Minimalism

The Ultimate Guide to Realistic Minimalism (What You Need, What You Don't, and How to Break the Cycle of Wanting)

Minimalism is more than just a pleasing aesthetic. It is a way of life, one that yields extraordinary benefits for mental and emotional health.<p>First and foremost, since the large majority of our perception is rooted in sight, that which we consistently and repeatedly show ourselves develops and …

Minimalism

Improve your life with a 30-day challenge

<b>Life is more manageable when it's divided into month-long chunks. Use it for self-improvement.</b><p>Have you ever embarked on a 30-day challenge? There's …

Minimalism

The 16 Best Nonfiction Books Of February Include A Guide To Curing Awkwardness

January seemed to stretch on forever, but at long last, February is here. The month may be shorter, but the list of intriguing new nonfiction books …

Books

Decluttering tips - how to declutter your wardrobe

I'm often told - by colleagues, family, friends, my boyfriend, my ASOS delivery man - that I own far too many clothes. I don't know what qualifies …

Minimalism

14 signs you've found your work wife

<b>1. You both remember EXACTLY when you transitioned from friendly co-workers to work BFFs.</b> One day, you were awkwardly saying hi to each other in the bathroom, the next day, you realised you have ~identical~ tastes in Netflix shows and thus, the seed was planted.<p><b>2.</b> <b>Eating lunch together is usually</b> …

Relationships

The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Life

Maybe you see beautiful, clutter-free spaces in magazines or on the web, and think: my home could never look like that. But it can! Freeing your …

Minimalism