It’s no longer mine. My trust steed. The Cervelo Triathlon bike I rode for a year and then put into storage. That year was 2011 and now it’s 2015. Why have I hung on to it for this long? I’ve identified myself as a Triathlete for a long time, since I was 16 years old […]
There are probably a million things you would rather do than tidy up your house or office. My personally, I’d much rather go out and run for an hour or play with my dog, Duke. However, I just finished reading a book that provides a few incredibly valuable distinctions in the realms of productivity and minimalism. It […]
Instead of trying to be a minimalist, strive for happiness instead. Minimalist living isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
I have a weird fascination with minimalist living. I don’t want to be a minimalist, but I do want to keep my life simplified to the point where I’m not spending hours every month trying to find stuff I already that’s buried in the bowels of a storage room somewhere. A friend of mine had a trick […]
My wife and I are two weeks into a six-week stay in a Tiny House. Our little cabin in the woods is located on a horse pasture in the interior of British Columbia, Canada. After spending the past year traveling around the world and the USA visiting national parks (and living in a small tent, tiny […]
Early Retirement Extreme: A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial Independence by Jacob Lund Fisker My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is book is not like any of the other “retire early in 10 easy steps” books…it is a full-blown life plan for making it happen, and not for those who aren’t willing or […]
Minimalism carries with it a false hope, the hope that getting rid of your stuff will make you happy. It won’t. You need to be happy first. Cut out the excess. Then focus your time and money on those things and experiences that bring you more joy.