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Simplifying Life

The Power Of Reduction

Carl Phillips | Posted 09.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carl Phillips

Use the power of reduction to set positive constraints. Make way for what's important to you.

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 Fashion Item I Finally Had To Give Up After 50

Amy Selwyn | Posted 06.27.2016 | Fifty
Amy Selwyn

I was cleaning my closet, minimizing my life by getting rid of anything I no longer needed or wanted. All part of the new life mantra: less stuff, more purpose. Sorting through years of some serious conspicuous consumption. The Sonny and Cher vest? Out. The purple stone-washed jeans, size 8? Out.

Overwhelmed? Simplify Your Life in 3 Areas

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Many of us are looking for better balance and happiness in our lives, but we're missing one essential truth: We don't need to search outward for anything -- the balance we seek is already within us.

Is Love Too Simple to Overcome Our Differences?

E.C. Iwata | Posted 04.28.2016 | Religion
E.C. Iwata

Throughout the world and history, we've granted how explicit, concrete thinking is reserved for children not yet capable of grasping the abstract or anything beyond the literal. We also see how easy they are to show love and forgiveness unreservedly, making the intangible seem oh so simple.

It's Mental Spring Cleaning Time

Jim Fannin | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Fannin

It's officially springtime! Corporate taxes and personal taxes will soon be paid, if not already. School spring break has finished or just about to s...

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.

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Sarah Blondin | Posted 03.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Blondin

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.

Decluttering Your Commitments

Rachel Verlik | Posted 02.02.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

There is a finite amount of time in our days and lifetime -- it's up to us how we fill those days. It's up to us how we will manage our commitments. What will you keep, trash, or donate?

7 Reasons Why I Keep My Home WiFi-Free

Carmella Guiol | Posted 01.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Carmella Guiol

The Internet is a great tool, but it is also a risky one. We have all fallen victim to the Internet's black hole effect, reemerging hours later to wonder where the day went. We pay in time and peace of mind what we get in "convenience." These are a few reasons why I keep wifi out of my home.

Clearing Stress and Stuff: Where to Start When You're Already Overwhelmed

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

No amount of coaxing or analyzing is going to move something out that door if the mind is spinning a memory from the past, feels duty-bound to save "j...

An Unbelievably Simple Way to Clear Your Clutter

Amanda Walkins | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Amanda Walkins

By keeping things around us, we weigh ourselves down. We stack things on shelves and we pile things in closets and we store things in bins in the attic and in the basement. We cling to them, surrounding ourselves with tangible reminders of moments past.

3 Keys for Finding Relief As an Overwhelmed Mom Entrepreneur

Katie O'Brien | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Katie O'Brien

From my experience with the beloved overwhelm, I've discovered three simple keys for instant relief when you're feeling overwhelmed. Plus these will even help eliminate future overwhelm from taking over. They're applicable to everyone's situation. Check them out below...

Simplification Is a Beautiful Thing: How to Simplify Your Business and Life

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 11.23.2014 | Small Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

Declutter and organize your computer, your office, your work-space: A few weeks ago I bought myself a new laptop because my old one kept crashing (I admit it, it was way too cluttered).

Playing It Safe Is Too Often Risky

Ayelet Baron | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Life is as difficult or easy as we decide to make it. We can stay safe or we can blow things up and get rid of barriers. Whatever path you choose, do it mindfully. And know that no one has the answer for you. You also have the ability to choose simplicity over complexity.

Joe Van Brussel

A Magazine Article Inspired This Couple To Quit The City And Reimagine Their Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Nine years ago, Nicolle Crist and Rich Gallagher decided they'd had enough of city life. Both were born and raised in Philadelphia and until 2005, ...

Joe Van Brussel

This Family Went To Extraordinary Lengths To Rid Themselves Of 'Stuff'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Five years ago, Catherine and Temple Pond led a seemingly picturesque New England life in the small New Hampshire village of Hancock. Their Federal-st...

How to Simplify Your Life

Melissa Escaro | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

Even though this example may seem silly, there is something to be said about the process of elimination. When you simplify your life by removing those things that are not serving you, more opportunities become available.

Clear Up

Paola Pearce | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Paola Pearce

Feelings and thoughts can be as cluttered as a pile of things to wash in your sink; peace can only come if we drop something and we start considering ...

The Power of You: One Size Really Doesn't Fit All

Ayelet Baron | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Please celebrate yourself and what you bring to the world. The label may read "one size fits all" but in reality, you are powerful in whatever size and shape you come in. Throw away the label and the expectations and do the hard work for your own peace of mind.

Coming Clear: Confessions of a Packrat

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Even a single paperclip or hairball has the potential to change our lives. Would you like to lighten your load right now? Consider this simple clearing practice.

WATCH: The Hardest Part Of Becoming A Minimalist -- And How To Overcome It

Posted 12.05.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

After leaving his job in the corporate world, Ryan Nicodemus decided to embrace a life of minimalism. But it took some effort to detach from the lifes...

Tune In to Tune Up: A Mindful Approach to Clearing Stress

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Awareness. It changes everything. Responding from a place from awareness changes everything.

Rachelle Carson-Begley: 7 Tips for Adopting a Green Lifestyle

Red Room | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Red Room

By Rachelle Carson-Begley My father was an ardent admirer of the mother of the environmental movement, Rachel Carson. When it when his turn to name h...

Annice Brown: The Price of Freedom

Annice Brown | Posted 09.07.2013 | Women
Annice Brown

When I was in my 20s, success meant money and power because that's how men defined it, and I modeled my success after theirs.