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The Systems I Use To Take Control of My Routine and Make Time for Projects That Matter

The Systems I Use To Take Control of My Routine and Make Time for Projects That Matter

Over the past two years I’ve worked a full-time job and still have plenty of time to make zines, play in a band, and write weekly posts for this blog. I make time for creative projects by simplifying and systemizing all the boring tasks like errands and chores. Keep reading for the systems and routines that I recommend to make your life easier and create more space for creative projects that matter.

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Minimalism 101: What Are Your Priorities? What Are You Willing To Sacrifice?

Minimalism 101: What Are Your Priorities? What Are You Willing To Sacrifice?

It’s the third installment of my Minimalism 101 series and we haven’t even started talking about decluttering your physical or digital spaces. For me, minimalism is firstly about mindset. Adjust your beliefs to want less, consume less, and say “no” more often and decluttering your spaces will follow (at least it did for me!). In part three, we will discuss prioritizing your goals and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.

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Minimalism 101: Habit-Building Strategies To Minimize Desire & Consumption

Minimalism 101: Habit-Building Strategies To Minimize Desire & Consumption

Eliminating desire seems to go against every natural human inclination, but with practice and through mindful habit-building, it is possible. And once small milestones are achieved, it is also deeply gratifying. But how do we start making the small steps toward wanting less? Here is the formula that worked for me.I encourage you to use your biggest consumption weakness and tackle it using some of the strategies I discuss. All it takes is a couple minutes of mindful reflection and a commitment to change your environment to set yourself up for success.

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