Minimalism Archive

  • Quote of the month: Matt Ridley

    Tweet “Today, of Americans officially designated as ‘poor,’ 99 percent have electricity, running water, flush toilets, and a refrigerator; 95 percent have a television, 88 percent a telephone, 71 percent a car and 70 percent air conditioning. Cornelius Vanderbilt had none of these.” –Matt Ridley […]

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  • Minimalism for Book Lovers: Enter the eReader

    Tweet There was a time when I couldn’t imagine using an ereader. An electronic device for my reading pleasure? Blasphemy! After all, one of the joys of reading is that you hold the book in your hand, and turn the pages. A little more than […]

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  • Do You Listen To Audio Books?

    Tweet I used to read books about all kinds of different subjects… finance, sports, biographies, history, etc. When I’d do a trip to New York City, one of my favorite stops was the Barnes & Nobles on 5th Avenue where I’d buy 4-5 books that […]

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  • How Minimalism Lets You Do What You Love

    Tweet One of the things I love about simplifying my lifestyle is the way that it allows me more freedom to do what I love. While I still sometimes have to do things I don’t want to do (don’t we all?), and while there are […]

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  • Can you live in a hotel?

    Tweet The short answer? Yes. Yes you can. The long answer? You have to be organized to make sure you have everything you need. THERE IS NO REAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN APARTMENT AND A HOTEL …only that you’re paying so much more at a hotel, […]

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