Sean Padre

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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

Kindly app lets strangers bond briefly over troubles

I'm hunched over my iPhone, texting with a stranger I know only as "NJ."<p>I'm soliciting career advice. I love my work, I peck out, but sometimes wonder if I should be more strategic, have a grand plan.<p>This conversation is being facilitated by Kindly, a smartphone app that pairs users for anonymous …

Apps

5 Strange Reasons You Can't Stop Gaining Weight

You Live at Sea Level<p>The lower your city, the higher your BMI may get. In a recent U.S. military study, researchers examined the health and locations of nearly 100,000 active members of the U.S. Army and Air Force and found that over a period of seven years, overweight service members were 41 …

CES 2015 TV tech: 4K all the way

For the last few years 4K "Ultra HD" televisions have been displayed at CES, but in 2015 they'll dominate -- not just on the show floor, but on showroom floors everywhere throughout the year.<p>Well, it's about to happen. 2015 is the year 4K replaces 1080p.<p>I don't mean TVs with 4K resolution will …

Televisions

6 Places You Can Cash in Your Clutter

I’m always looking for ways I can cash in my clutter. And since I go through minimalism kicks and seem to acquire more stuff than I care to admit, …

10 Tiny Tasks to Declutter Your Home

Decluttering an entire home sounds completely overwhelming. If I had approached my clutter with a do or die, let’s get this done overnight attitude, …

Choosing Minimalism

<b>There’s a catchy title for you, hm?</b> Seriously, though, it’s been a while since I’ve taken a step back and thought about why I’m a minimalist. Now is …

200 Things

“The things you own end up owning you”<p>In mid-2001, I lived in a high-rise Seattle apartment, having returned to a second stint at Microsoft as a …

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

In a Thai House for Three Generations, a Picturesque Minimalism

A series of picture-perfect framed views marks this sweet house in Thailand by TA-CHA Design.<p>Seen either from the front or the side, the dining room …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Living with less - the key to happiness

Living with less – the key to happiness<p>Look around your home – you're probably surrounded by things you've worked hard to own – that 50” flat screen …

Minimalism

The Source: Every Cup of Coffee Tells a Story

A cup of coffee brings to mind tattooed baristas, fancy espresso machines, and precious flower designs made out of milk. But there's so much more to coffee than that. To actually get that dose of liquid heaven into your hands takes hundreds of hours of work and thousands of miles traveled. Every …

So You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel the World?

I quit the cubicle life to travel the world. You can too, but is that the life you really want?<p>My post-college life started off just the way my advisor told me it was supposed to -- working an awesome job in the coolest city in the world. Right?<p><b>Wrong.</b> The truth is, three years later, I'm sitting in …