Tag: st. pete minimalism

Downsizing: take your time

Downsizing: take your time

Many people try to approach the new trend of downsizing with frenzied exuberance, making huge piles of things to throw out or give away. They’re trying to quit materialism cold turkey. But you don’t have to get rid of everything you own, and you don’t have to downsize in one day. It’s better to take your time …

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Getting to the heart of minimalism

Getting to the heart of minimalism

When I lived in Sarasota, it was easy to get wrapped up in the luxury of it all. I went to expensive restaurants, owned a Mercedes, and generally reveled in the glamorous lifestyle. Despite the fact that I sampled the “good life”, I was by no means as excessive as many people. For instance, some friends tried …

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