Tag Archives: Minimalism

01Sep/14
Minimalism update -September 2014

Minimalism Update

In this video, I share my current thoughts surrounding my minimalism journey. This adventure started about 6 months ago by reading books, searching the web and stumbling upon useful articles such as 15 Clutter Busting Routines For Any Family by Joshua Becker. As you’ll see in the video, I share some of my struggles along with tips to encourage in your journey.

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22Aug/14
My Simple Christmas

Simplifying Your Playroom: Why Taking Away My Children’s Toys Doesn’t Make Me The Grinch

Thanks to Vanessa and Daniel Hayes of Simple Life Together for featuring a guest post from us. Go check it out and check out their fantastic podcasts full of practical and helpful information for simplifying your life.

In the fight against clutter there is an army that is hard to conquer. They’re big, noisy, relentless and… plastic. Yes, plastic. Parents can hardly remember a time when they could walk carefree through their living room without feeling like maneuvering through a minefield, calculating every step to avoid the painful *crunch* of a toy underfoot. But what are all of these toys and where did they come from? A more practical question still is how can we reduce them without causing a meltdown? Continue reading.

17Aug/14
The Simplicity Guide to Your Body

The Simplicity Guide to Your Body

This is a simple guide that you can use each time you’re about to do an activity or eat. This guide is not meant to be exhaustive or the ultimate authority but to give you a practical workflow to improve your daily activity choices and eating habits.

I hope this helps you simplify your life by eating healthier and including daily exercises in your routine. Remember, don’t wait for perfection or excellence to start changing.

The Simplicity Guide to Your Body

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15Aug/14
The Simplicity Guide to Your Stuff

The Simplicity Guide to Your Stuff

This is a simple guide that you can use each time you wonder if you should keep or get rid of an object. This guide is not meant to be exhaustive or the ultimate authority but to give you a practical workflow to simplify your spaces.

If you’re new to minimalism, you can print and hang this workflow somewhere strategic in your home or office as a reminder to help you develop minimalist habits. And if you are a veteran, I hope you can use this as an exploration and discussion tool.

The Simplicity Guide to Your Stuff

Other Simplicity Guides

13Aug/14
Rethink Perfection

Rethink Perfection

Here’s a video to help you put perfection in perspective. We present 4 points that you can use daily to boost your confidence, set better goals and expectations and reach a simpler, more fulfilled life.

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11Aug/14

Worst Case Scenario

Image courtesy of koko-tewan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of koko-tewan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Imagine this, you come home from a wonderful family vacation where you have been refreshed and energized, making memories with loved ones, and as you pull up to your driveway you see that your home has been the victim of a fire, causing all of your possessions to be destroyed.  After you have been able to process the trauma of the fire, what are you most upset about losing?  Are those 35 tupperware containers that barely fit in the cupboard among your most treasured things?  I hope that nobody ever experiences the pain of a house fire, and I don’t use the example lightly, but rather to shed light on the disproportionate amount of emphasis we place on “stuff”.

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08Aug/14
Welcome

Welcome to Revive!

Here’s our first video post telling you a little more about us and Revive.

Do you want more out of life? Through our unique experience we are learning how to get more out of life by simplifying. Our goal is to challenge and help you to eliminate the excess to leave room for excellence.

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