Sentimental Items: My Toughest Challenge | minimalism

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The past few days have been an intresting few for me. I planned to write this post on Friday, but the topic of it actually got in the way and unleashed a whirlwind in our small studio! I knew that decluttering, especially sentimental items, would be life-changing, and I’ve reaped so many benefits over the past year and a half or so already from the process, yet I was totally unprepared for the aftermath of donating some of my most confusing, and thus emotional sentimental items.

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The Cult (and Myth) of Personal Style | minimalism

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Sorry for the long silence everyone! Our semester break has been punctuated by a three-week long trip to visit loved ones and we’ve spent a lot of time in transit and having a brilliant time with friends, family, and brewers I’d personally begin to consider personal friends (well, okay, they were nice to us when we visited their breweries. That’s the same thing, right?) I want to write a lot about travels and my collected thoughts (of which there are many, one of the joys of travel is the time it allows for reflection- both self and otherwise-, and will over the coming weeks, but there has been an issue on my mind I need to shake off- perhaps for my mental health as much as for the mere observation. Continue reading “The Cult (and Myth) of Personal Style | minimalism”

Post without Picture |living

My experience with mental health is perhaps not the most riveting reading subject you will stimble across today, but as I want to present my authentic self here, on my own ¬†writing platform, I feel it’s important to begin talking about it, slowly, slowly, as my own little chip in the block of society’s stigma surrounding it.

It also touches, indeed, on the issue of authenticity vs originality which is something I’m excited to write about in-depth soon.¬† Continue reading “Post without Picture |living”