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baddieani: Artist Of The Future

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Aniebietabasi Ekong, known to the Internet as baddieani, is a whole new breed of artist, the kind that that could only exist in the Internet Age.

Living Simple -- Simple, Not Easy

Carl Phillips | Posted 07.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carl Phillips

"Simplicity is the key to brilliance" - Bruce Lee The simple living and minimalist movements are thriving presently. Films, books and blogs abound, ...

The More Of Less: Craft An Intentional Life With Minimalism

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 06.08.2016 | Books
Devishobha Ramanan

It's almost a year since I gave up my well-paying job to follow my passion. It was the beginning of a new life, new thoughts, new challenges.

What Is a Capsule Wardrobe?

Erin Flynn | Posted 05.31.2016 | Style
Erin Flynn

To be honest, the number of clothes doesn't matter. In fact, there's nothing inherently wrong with owning clothes. Clothes play an important role in our lives. However, this idea that by having more we'll gain more must be put to rest.

12 Easy Steps to a Minimalist Home

Pauline Paquin | Posted 05.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Pauline Paquin

My family has been on a journey towards minimalism and simplicity in many regards; financially, work-wise, and with our home.  With two kids (and the...

5 Ways Minimalism Helped Me Build a Profitable Online Business

Neal Samudre | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Neal Samudre

I chased every lead to market my business online. I didn't know where to put a majority of my efforts. And I spread myself thin because I was driven to make this work. After months of trying and failing, I finally hit a turning point that made my business profitable.

The Minimalist Label

Carl Phillips | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

The minimalist movement is in full swing. More so than ever before, a large percentage of us are realising that chasing more just isn't doing it for us. We need something else and that something else leads us to the pursuit of less.

More -- A Distraction From What Matters Most

Carl Phillips | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carl Phillips

If more is not working for us then we have to be open to the idea that something else will. That something else leads to us to less.

The Choices We Make Equal the Lifestyle We Live

Carl Phillips | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carl Phillips

Set your own personal compass for a direction of travel you wish to travel, your own north. Prioritize your choices to support your goals along the way. Live this precious life well.

5 Things You'll Learn From Getting Rid of All Your Stuff

Lauren Bowling | Posted 04.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Bowling

Somewhere around the time I came home from NYC, and decided to sell my home, I began to feel suffocated by all my possessions. Literally, suffocated. So I began to declutter my own life. I knew I'd feel better by having less "things" around the house, but I didn't anticipate how much I'd learn.

22 Benefits of Living With the Right Sort of Less

Carl Phillips | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Chasing more is a broken model. It isn't working. More physical possessions beyond a certain point is just more stuff we have to manage. More money beyond a certain point doesn't necessarily equate to more happiness. It's clear, more isn't always the answer we seek.

The Meaning of Happiness

Jennifer (Alice) Fidder, M.A. | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer (Alice) Fidder, M.A.

Look inside you and find what makes you truly happy, look around and be grateful for the little things that light up your day, and embrace every moment that you are allowed to spend on this beautiful planet. For me, that's what happiness is all about!

How Rightsizing & Minimalism Prepares You For Retirement

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 03.01.2016 | Fifty
Kathy Gottberg

One of the stories I can vividly remember my father telling me years back was related to his pride at managing his money in retirement. At the time,...

3 Ways Simplifying Your Life Leads to Happiness

Diana Mitchell | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Mitchell

No one person has the same formula for happiness, but taking stock of your commitments and distractions to eliminate the unnecessary can help you find the right balance.

Making Time For Chores Is Part of Life

Dana Laquidara | Posted 02.10.2016 | Parents
Dana Laquidara

If kids don't partake in any of this while growing up, they won't factor in that they actually have to leave time in their lives to do the stuff of life. Chores. Maintenance. Cleaning it up. Getting it done. Letting them believe that all of this just magically gets done is not serving them well, in my opinion.

The 5 Secrets Of People Whose Homes Are Always Clean

Brittany Bergman | Posted 02.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Brittany Bergman

We all have that friend: every time you go to her house, everything is in its place, the counters are shining, and the toilet doesn't have that pink ring around the bowl.

Pursuing Less Can Lead Us to More

Carl Phillips | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

"The less I needed, the better I felt." -- Charles Bukowski The pursuit of more is not working -- it's a broken model. The ad men sell us more is t...

The Woman in the Empty Room: We Are Not What We Own

Colleen Berge | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Colleen Berge

We can be made anonymous by too many possessions. Rather than being defined by them, we become overwhelmed by them. Lost among them; uncertain of who ...

13 Things to Say NO to in 2016

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Shauna Mackenzie

As we close out 2015, finish up our to-do list for the year, and set our new goals for 2016, it's time to lay some ground rules.

8 Essential Gifts For The Beautiful Object Lover

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 12.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Baudouin

As the saying goes: A thing of beauty is a joy forever. For some, this thought is a way of life. Whether it's a tiny token to elevate connection in ri...

Save Your Money While Teaching Your Kids Gratitude And Self-Control

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 12.09.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

It's the holiday season, so most parents I know, including myself, are trying to instill a sense of gratitude in our kids, instead of a greedy "gimme gimme gimme" attitude.

Much Adieu About Nothing

F. Scott Hess | Posted 11.18.2015 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

I was intrigued when I read about a recent retrospective exhibition of "Voids" at the Pompidou Centre, where 9 empty rooms were devoted to 50 years of works of nothing, all by artists who had the same idea: That nothing is the best way to say something.

Egg-straordinary

Valentina Loffredo | Posted 11.18.2015 | Arts
Valentina Loffredo

From egg-shaped chairs and planters to oval cars and skyscrapers, it's been a few years eggs have been upgraded to objects of design. Some photographe...

How Being A Minimalist Will Save You Big Time

EBONY.com | Posted 11.02.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

Even though there are no strict rules to minimalism, these basic principles promise to bring order and more meaning into your lives.

17 Mantras for Minimalists in the Making

Brianna Wiest | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Brianna Wiest

When you arrive at the solution to a problem, the answer is always simple. As they say, if you can't explain it to a 6-year-old, you don't understand ...