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Fall Cleaning

Minimalist: Fall Cleaning

It’s that time again. Most people do spring cleaning and for them, that’s good enough. Not for me though. Over the last year I’ve been on a few trips, sold or gave away almost all of my possessions, and lived a minimalist lifestyle for quite some time. However I’ve come to learn a thing or two. It […]

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Doors Close & Windows Open

**Warning** This post contains no info to help you do anything. It’s purely a “what is going on with me” post and it may get personal. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. This past week I completed a huge milestone. Almost three years of selling my things, paying off debt, and living as minimalist have […]

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The Minimalist and the Holidays

For most of us the holidays are here and for many, it’s a favorite. Last year around this time I was working on furthering my minimalism but was unsure on how to handle Christmas. I wasn’t really looking for any gifts but wasn’t sure how to go about telling my friends and family about my […]

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Digital Sabbatical – The New Vacation

Do you ever stop and remember the old days when we didn’t have cell phones? I remember I got my first cell phone toward the end of the year when I was a Sophomore in high school. What did we do before that? Landlines? Totally hands free driving? Not worrying when you call someone and they didn’t […]

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Laptops & Minimalism

Being a computer geek and a photography nerd, some aspects of minimalism can have its challenges. My love for all things related to technology and my desire for minimalist travel can be a tricky subject. I enjoy video games and photo/video editing and with the all the options for HD video and super high res […]

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5 Reasons to Consign Your Gear

Summer is almost over. At least here in Central Oregon where I currently live anyway. The rain is starting to fall, it’s getting cooler at night and soon the snow will start to fly. I’m sure over the summer you’ve managed to acquire a few more things that you wanted to and now have no […]

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Can Travel and Minimalism Save Your Life?

If we were to take a ride in the way back machine to 2008, I would have been a totally different person; debt coming out my ears, enough stuff to choke 50 elephants, and absolutely no direction in life. I was eating what I wanted and drinking a bit more than I probably should have.

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