As a self proclaimed minimalist, going on three years as a sailboat liveaboard, I start to muse deeper on the movement. One thing that has struck me is the distinction between being minimalist and being poor. At first glance they both have similarities, such as being mindful of what you buy, what you hold on […]
As a Boston moving company and partner to Living Peace, we at Olympia Moving & Storage have seen that moving is the perfect opportunity to re-organize your life. In your new house, you can hit reset with your home design, belongings, and habits. However, if you’re looking for a new start, the process begins well […]
1.Minimalists only own the bare essentials. The way I define minimalism: A clutter-free and nourishing flow of things into and out of your life. Maybe owning the bare essentials for a chapter in one’s life can be nourishing. But I’d guess that most of us never need nor desire this. Most people who identify as […]
When I tell people I’m an organizer, a lot of them say, “Oh, that’s so cool! So…you help people de-clutter and organize their stuff?” Yes I do, especially when one is going through a life transition – where chaos can strike – such as downsizing, starting a new job, or introducing a new family member. […]
Happy New Year Living-Peace Community! I write this on January 16th, the first new moon of 2018. The new moon marks the beginning of its waxing cycle; day two we can just see a sliver of glowing crescent, day 14 half a pie, until a month has gone by and the full moon lights the […]
Step 1: De-clutter. Step 2: Identify and Acknowledge what´s not working for you. Step 3: Repeat. Step 4: Non-Do. Step 5: Meditate Meditation is the final thing I practice on a regular basis that keeps me afloat. Literally, I live afloat on my sailboat, as a minimalist in the Boston Harbor. Through a lot of […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, continuing in her series on planners, Sara discusses the Self Journal and it’s many benefits in using to identify & meet your short-term and long-term goals, set intentions and create your daily plan. BestSelf Co. offers a pdf version. Give it a try!
In today’s Tuesday tip, Sara Valverde continues her series on using planners for goal setting, planning, and intention setting. Today she highlights the Desire Map Planner and mentions how it could be a benefit not only to enhancing your life but a great tool in your efforts towards organizing and ADD.
Continuing with Step 3 of my Simply Rich Living series, I chose to write out and share five habits I practice ritually, because people in my life – including organizing clients – are always asking me how I’m able to live as minimalist on my beloved sailboat. Step 1: De-clutter. Step 2: Identify and Acknowledge […]
I made up a term for my lifestyle: Simply Rich Living. What do you think? What I mean by it is this: I use clutter-clearing, both internal and external, to maintain that balance and healthy rhythm of life we seem to have lost in this day and age. Simply Rich Living is like a secret […]