BREAKING A LIMITING BELIEF ABOUT TIME: CHRISTMAS EDITION

Unlike a lot of people I know, I absolutely love coming home to my parents for Christmas. I am grateful for someone taking care of me for once, grateful for the luxury of freshly baked things daily, and a Christmas-move-addicted family. I am grateful for the long walks with the puppy, and the yearly puzzle…

CONSEQUENCES OF A GIFT-FREE CHRISTMAS

Having a minimalist approach to Christmas and gift-giving has practically saved my relationship with the season. I, who always felt slightly queasy during the unwrapping moments. I, who could barely think about Christmas without also feeling the guilt, remembering crushing memories of unneeded gifts. I, who am still not the greatest fan of receiving –…

THE W:S OF MINIMALISM

Minimalism is about owning asĀ little as possible, and a lifestyle for vagabonds and ascetics. Not for me. I don’t want to only own, like, 30 items. WRONG! This used to be my attitude towards minimalism, and probably the biggest misconception out there. Then, what is minimalism really about? Surrounding yourself with things that serve you….