February 2018 Goals Review – Use Everything

For February, I focused on Using Everything. This had three aspects to it - Mindful Consumption, Organization, and Decluttering. Although I didn't hit all my goals here, I did learn a few things.

February 28, 2018. 5 min read. 0 Comments
Do You Vacation or Travel?

When you hear the word "vacation", what do you think? Is it the same thing as when you hear the word "travel"? These two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but for most, they have entirely different connotations. Let's explore the spectrum between these two and see which you prefer.

February 26, 2018. 4 min read. 14 Comments
Commitment Devices for Minimalism and Simple Living

One way to stay on track with your goals is to use commitment devices - mind tricks to hold yourself accountable. These can be a powerful way to help keep yourself on track if used correctly, but can make life miserable if misused.

February 15, 2018. 4 min read. 2 Comments
My Favorite Books for January 2018

To start this year right, I queued up a bunch of books that I've been looking forward to starting. My favorites so far of the year have been Children of Time, The Year of Less, The Miracle Morning and Cork Dork.

February 12, 2018. 5 min read. 4 Comments
February 2018 Goals – Use Everything

For February 2018, I'm focusing on using everything. I will have gone through all possessions, services (online and in the real world), digital files, food and websites I visit and determined which ones I use and which ones I should stop using.

February 2, 2018. 2 min read. 6 Comments
My Secret Weapon for Minimalism: A Crazy Fast Photo Scanner

It's easy for paper clutter to pile up. Reducing it can be a lot of work, especially if you want to do it yourself. One of the most cost-efficient ways of decluttering is handling it yourself – with the help of a good scanner.

January 29, 2018. 8 min read. 8 Comments
How Speculative Investing Brought Me Closer to FI

With the rise of Bitcoin, it can look like everyone is getting rich. Speculative investing isn't a new thing, but if done wrong it can bring down even the best portfolios. How can you pick investments that are going to spike?

January 26, 2018. 6 min read. 12 Comments