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How to Be Happier by Asking Yourself Better Questions

How to Be Happier by Asking Yourself Better Questions

On being happier... Courtney Carver, author of Be More with Less, said, “The reason I didn’t stop drinking 10 years ago is because I thought, ‘If I don’t have a problem, I can keep drinking. If I’m...

Control Your Financial Freedom Early Retirement Date

Control Your Financial Freedom Early Retirement Date

Have you ever wondered how you can control your retirement date? It's simple, really, to get to financial freedom. But how?  Believe it or not, you have more control over your retirement, or...

Have You Reached Peak Stuff?

Have You Reached Peak Stuff?

How do you know when you've reached peak stuff? I spend a lot of time helping people clear clutter. Which leads me to wonder, why do we over-consume in the first place? This can be food or stuff or...

Tips to Help Clear Practical Clutter

Tips to Help Clear Practical Clutter

Clutter-clearing Tips for Practical Types The book The New Minimalism by Cary Telander Fortin and Kyle Louise Quilici, identifies four clutter archetypes. I previously shared some clutter clearing...

Small Changes can Help Save Money and the Planet

Small Changes can Help Save Money and the Planet

Help Save the Planet and Save Money, Too! After watching Greta Thurnbergs’s Ted Talk, I felt I couldn’t just sit around waiting for someone else to save the planet. My professional goal is to help...

Financial Freedom: On Money and Happiness

Financial Freedom: On Money and Happiness

Happiness, Money and Financial Freedom Research on happiness says that we are happier if we get experiences, not things. After announcing to my friends that I had reached peak stuff and was becoming...

Tips to Help Clear Sentimental Clutter

Tips to Help Clear Sentimental Clutter

When it comes to clutter, it is often most difficult to clear sentimental clutter. If you find the task of clearing sentimental clutter difficult, then read on. I read quite a few books while I had...

Time to Set Good Habits

Time to Set Good Habits

The new school year is starting and summer is ending. This makes for the perfect time to set good habits. Every time you come back from a holiday, it is a great time to put in place new routines,...

On the Battle Against Single-use Plastics

On the Battle Against Single-use Plastics

What is so wrong with single-use plastics? Here are my thoughts and ways I try to avoid them. My daughter who has eczema and skin sensitivities convinced me to buy the Face Halo makeup remover pads...

Clutter: Can a Maximalist turn Minimalist?

Clutter: Can a Maximalist turn Minimalist?

“The first step in crafting a life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.”– Joshua Becker I’ve always liked having things, but after reading the shocking statistic that the average American...