I've identified as a minimalist for about a decade. Within this 10-year period, I've learned a lot about myself, my life patterns, and what truly brings me joy. In this post, I'm going to focus on the five most important lessons that have impacted me the most.Read More
In October of 2017, eight months following my dad's passing, I moved to Orange County in Southern California to take a position in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry as a Proposal Manager for a firm in Costa Mesa.Read More
If I have one ever-present material weakness—and I think a lot of minimalists struggle with at least one—it's the persistent desire to purchase backpacks and messenger bags. This post is about that struggle.Read More
What is it about your life that makes it meaningful?
It's not an easy question to answer. There are numerous factors to consider, including the people that impact our lives on a frequent basis, the roles we play in the lives of others, how we conduct ourselves on a day-to-day basis, how we treat wait staff, even our attitude toward those who find themselves without a home. Whatever the right answer is for you, one thing should be clear...Read More
The accumulation of stuff is often an insidious process, so much so that we fail to notice it. However, if one of our aims is to embrace simplicity and be more at peace with ourselves and with the world while at work, we need to pay close attention to the daily accumulation of office detritus.Read More