simplicity Tag

It’s a new year, and if you’re like many people, “declutter the house” is on your resolution list, right after “lose those last 10 pounds.” The great thing about making a decluttering resolution is that it doesn’t require a gym membership, new sneakers, or squeezing...

I've been an on-and-off insomniac for much of my adult life. It started my first year of teaching, when I spent nights anxiously rewriting lesson plans in my head, trying to create the most whiz-bang learning experience of my students' lives. (Little did I know,...

About a year after I adopted minimalism, my friend Becky came to visit. It was 2013 and I'd worked steadily the previous 12 months to rid my home of excess clutter. "Where are all your toys?" she asked, a bit shocked. Becky hadn't seen my home since...