To be is so uncomplicated- Yet so many of us Fail to be it. Day 1 of August- a month of daily word inspirations
Last month, the lovely blog Scribe's Canvas did daily word inspiration challenge, and I adored her small pieces of poetry, much like a haiku. I loved reading them every day, they were very inspiring to me, I can't imagine how inspiring they are for herself! And I decided that I will challenge myself to write a … Continue reading August-month of daily word inspirations
How one accumulates too much stuff is a curious thing. Today I said goodbye to two tops as their sizes are too big for me to flatter my body. I also tossed three empty boxes with weird shapes (why do I keep these anyway, just in case I need it, I say, and the whole … Continue reading Mini declutter Thursday.
Being so new to blogging, I'm honored to be nominated by Yasmin (@ https://yaslifetyle.wordpress.com/ ) in this little q&a game and Liebster Award. I'll answer 11 question that she chose for me and will prepare 11 questions myself to ask 5 bloggers. The Rules: Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you. Answer the 11 questions the … Continue reading Liebster Award & 11 facts about me!
What do you do in a day? I, for example, on a day I don't go to work, cook, eat, drink coffee, if not enough tea. While trying to work on a fictional story, my mind says let's go play this video game. Once in a while I get crafty and the whole house turns … Continue reading Slow down. Cut down.
I used to ponder upon these words from Mahatmi Gandhi, but didn't find it very applicable. I was a vegetarian for four years, but even then I couldn't truly see the meaning behind these inspiring words of Gandhi, who was also a vegetarian. Maybe because I didn't believe in "change", I couldn't make the other … Continue reading Be the Change you wish to see in the world.
(Monet, Water Lilies) Doing nothing has an inexplicable impact. If you are doing it consciously, if you just resist the speed of life... If your mind is empty and clear... Wow. There is a big secret to doing nothing and we, as people who live in big cities and in the 21st century, have long … Continue reading Don’t fear the void. Love the void.
For the last couple of years since starting my minimalism journey, I've come across many people who are interested in minimalism for different reasons, people trying to pay off their debt, shopaholics, people with children and overwhelmed with clutter, people with depression/anxiety disorder, or people like me who are messy and try to declutter their … Continue reading My Cosmetics Graveyard
But being a messy person since my childhood (Mr. Messy Man will get my feelings), I've always found myself in the middle of a mess, no matter what I do. I've realized, I don't need any of the mess. If there wasn't so much stuff around, why would mess happen? But is it easy to get rid of items you've been clinging to for all these years? Of course not.