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And now for something completely different (pardon the Monty Python Cliche)… I thought I’d give the rant about my adolescent angst a rest for today, and post something practical, found on my travels across the blogosphere.

Ana Carolina is a new blogger with a desire to inspire us to embrace minimalism and chuck out our junk.

Bravo, Ana Carolina, for giving us the Blys.

The Blys

After a brief, but lovely, conversation with a commenter on my last post I have decided to share the first steps in my process of ridding myself from unwanted/unused things.




StepOne:Reality/Timing/Forgiveness



Part A: Coming to terms with reality.

Quite often whenever I read about minimalism it’s like people just had a break through. That “A-Ha!” moment and all of their problems were solved. For me, that wasn’t the case. It was a steady progress of learning about my belongings, different approaches to organization, and a deep assessment of my values.

I’m not saying that it’s going to be easy. Trust me — I know that this is difficult. Nobody said that it would be easy. Facing yourself and your choices can truly be eye opening, but at the same time it can take a toll on your emotions. I can’t count the number of times that I’ve had…

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