Downshifting is a perfectly valid choice when you feel you also have the option not to take it; when you have all the information you need in order to make an empowered decision; when you have been given (or have earned) the tools to really choose.
Read Whole Story
Most of the windows, except for the large openings providing a view of the sea, are tiny. So from a distance, the home resembles yet another of the boulders dotting the mountainside.
The only real shelter on the property was an old sheep barn, leftover from when the property was homesteaded a century ago, so he decided to build a small shack inside the structure as a home.
Luke Clark Tyler is in a serial relationship with tiny homes. His last New York City apartment was just 96 square feet. His current place is even smaller.
Using the Internet as their guide, one month -- and a lot of sawing, sanding and shellacking -- later, they had their first home, dubbed Homemade Spaceship.
While the average American is still living relatively large, there is a growing group of Tiny House People who are choosing to live in trailers, RVs, yurts, boats and very small houses.
In the past century, all aspects of our life -- work, food, sex, sports, relationships -- have sped up and parenting is no exception.
Hopefully, by at least talking about consumption and happiness, it might get us thinking about just what it is we're looking for and what we need to be happy.
Despite the fact this summer has been filled with searing economic pains, deaths of too many, crazy weather disasters and money laundering scandals, w...
Natural Lifestyle Therapy isn't a complex new regimen. It's a return to traditional wisdom, old-fashioned common sense and individual and collective sanity.
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day..