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How does minimalism support a zero waste lifestyle? The great thing about minimalism is that it naturally supports being zero waste. If you buy less, you're demanding less of the economy, which will create less demand. Here are six ways minimalism and zero waste go together beautifully.
Sustainable clothing can be just as stylish and convenient as mainstream fashion. There are a lot of earth-friendly fabrics on the market and making the switch is easier than you may realize.
Your friends have kids and disappear. Suddenly they're too tired to meet up for happy hour, and planning get-togethers with your parent friends is difficult and it seems like you need to pencil something in weeks in advance. I assure you your mom friends still love you and think about you all the time. We’re still here!
Lifestyle dietary changes can help improve your overall wellbeing. Diets aren’t just for weight loss—when your overall goal is to challenge your body to be the best it can be, and you support that with your diet, the possibilities for your physical health and emotional energy are limitless. Follow Kayla’s journey to becoming a raw vegan.
You know blog posts need images to keep readers engaged, but did you know that there are a number of do’s and don’ts that go with it? From which images you choose to how you use them, learning the ins and outs of successful image use can really make a difference on your overall post performance.
Fasting is no easy feat. For some people, it can be really difficult to mentally wrap their minds around the concept of fasting. However, there are others who swear by this particular practice. Intermittent fasting lets you eat what you want and still lose weight.
While our votes may not count, our dollars do. Every dollar we spend is a small vote towards the type of world we want to live in.
Be a conscious consumer and avoid fast fashion—AND save money? Yes, second hand shopping is great. But if you don’t like rummaging through racks at thrift stores, there are other options for you.
Ultimately, building a personal brand on Instagram is about finding out who you are, what you want to bring the world and what that looks like visually. Once you have those factors in place you can plan helpful, consistent and engaging content across the weeks.
Interested in downsizing to a tiny house? Here are some things to consider and think about before making the leap.
The widespread availability and usage of tablets, smartphones, voice-activated speakers and social media sites make it easy—and expected—for most of us to live lives that revolve around digital devices. However, have you considered the possibility you’re spending more time online than doing other necessities?
Annie is a fellow Ethical Writers and Creatives member, who blogs about her conscious lifestyle at terumah.ca. She is also a fiction writer.
Gardens have a long history of being places of relaxation and comfort. They are a place where the wildness of nature and the organization of human intervention meet. This combination makes the garden an excellent place to practice mindfulness.
I went minimal, and I never looked back. Here are some of my reasons why, as well as my best methods for simplifying and enjoying my kitchen from here on out.
Jamae is a writer, multi-passionate, and a fellow bullet-journalist. In this interview she talks about how minimalism supports her career as a writer.
Do you dread party planning because it seems super overwhelming or expensive? Parties and events can be budget- and environmentally-friendly. If you want to see how it's possible to throw a simple bash, read on!
JT is a software engineer who is passionate about dance, personal finance, real estate, and mindfulness via meditation and minimalism. Learn how minimalism and mindfulness improves his life.
I'm excited to announce this new interview series, Creative Minimalists. Every other week I'll introduce to you a minimalist who is also creative, and we'll talk about how living an intentional life can affect creativity.
Your Apple Watch can allow you to be more mindful beyond meditation and breathing apps. Live as intentionally as possible. Be in the moment. Focus on the now. But the battle between technology and mindfulness is constant. Here are some tips on how to be more mindful with the help of your Apple Watch.
This post will be all about materials you may need to get started. Obviously this list will accordion based on what you already have, but I wanted this post to be a one-stop-shop for materials you may absolutely pick up in order to get started on the right foot.
I love natural cleaners! They’re so gentle, cheap, and easy to make. Here’s my favorite recipe for an all-purpose cleanser.
Can blogging be considered writing? Or is it just graffiti and trash?
Oh hey, I’m now part of Ethical Writers and Creatives! Here’s my journey from being an unhappy, materialistic beauty blogger to a minimalist to an ethical writer.
I get high every morning before work. I look forward to my morning routine more now than ever before. I dedicate a good half an hour to something that makes me incredibly happy, and it has extra added benefits too.
Going on a social media ban taught me more about myself than I ever really wanted to know. I started the ban because of a dream, and it ended up being an uncomfortable but valuable lesson.
As a part-time grad student with a toddler and a full time job, I’ve been trying to live a life with more mindfulness. I figured that one of the best ways to clear my mind and achieve mindfulness was to remove any unnecessary clutter in my life.
It’s Beans here. My mother requested I write another guest post for the blog to talk about my recent minimalist, zero waste birthday party. I’m now two years old.
Not too long ago, I was watching upwards of 8 hours of TV per day. Now I watch zero. Z-E-R-O. Here’s how I decreased my TV consumption.
People come in and out of your life. Enjoy them while they are there. In the end, all you really have is yourself.
Switching over to cloth wipes instead of tissues changed the way we consume paper products. Yeah yeah, I've talked about this before. But there are new developments in the cloth wipe world that I wanted to share!