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Upasna

LIFESTYLE

Be more ‘in the moment’

April 24, 2017
unplug from technology

I always remember my Father saying “Excess of everything is bad”.  I realize this fact is true everywhere – Be it Food, Exercise or Technology. In today’s world where everyone has access to overdose of information-Each one of us need to unplug from technology on daily basis. With my full time IT Job, I need some time to rewind and refresh after a long day in front of the screen. At the end of the day, I feel like a…

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LIFESTYLE SELF IMPROVEMENT

Need more Time? Try Minimalism

April 24, 2017
some free time

Do you ever feel the need of having more time? or Do you ever wish for some free time?   If yes, you need MINIMALISM I always wished I had more time to follow my Hobby, to watch weekend movie, to spend time gardening. I never realized that time I was demanding for, was with me already- I just need to manage it. I once wrote Are you fooling yourself when you say you have no time?   Gift of…

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LIFESTYLE

Mute the noisy Social Media

April 22, 2017
social media clutter

When everyone tag next generation as Social Media addicts, I don’t blame them but us. They, every time, see us glaring at these screens and must wonder, what is so lucrative that they(us) forget real people while active on the virtual world. Social media is a tool to connect us with the world but we are using it to divert us from the real Job. We get so much fascinated by those perfect Pinterest pictures, showy Instagram pics and endless…

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LIFESTYLE

Lets Reduce our waste and make Earth a better place to live

April 21, 2017
reduce reuse and recycle

Do you think about those endangered species or melting glaciers or local artisans when you buy something? If yes, you live Green. Do you prefer conventional over technology? If yes, you live Simple. Do you always look out for alternate ways rather than buying? If yes, you live minimally. Reduce Reuse and Recycle – 3 Rs to reduce the waste REDUCE This is the best way to help the environment by limiting the stuff entering in our House. Buy durable…

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LIFESTYLE PARENTING

Quell those unhealthy wants

April 20, 2017
wants and needs for kids

As parents we naturally want to give our children what they want but it does not work that way because it does not promise true happiness. To keep a balance between wants and needs for kids, we need to first model it and then expect them to learn. Messy or Cluttered is not a personality trait. It should not be. Let Kids not define them as someone who loves cluttered spaces. I understand its easier said than done. But lets…

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LIFESTYLE

Let’s Pack away

April 19, 2017
clear the clutter

Did you get to hear about The Packing Party by The Minimalists? Its great for those who are moving to a new place and those who are have their Home full of stuff and no breathing space. Packing away things is one of the tips by every Minimalist to clear the clutter. Remember, the stuff you keep needs rearranging every now and then. The less it would be, less is the time spend in shuffling and cleaning the things. Start…

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LIFESTYLE

Make your Home a “Home sweet Home”

April 18, 2017
organizing stuff

I was never the one who hate organizing stuff. Be it Home or Hostel, I always loved clean and clutter free spaces.   Times have changed. Each member in the Family has their own wardrobe or better, each member has its own Room. But still we are short of space every time we buy something new. Organizing stuff step by step Nothing can be done overnight. Do not make it a stress affair for you and your Family. Rather, go…

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LIFESTYLE

Weed out the negative energy around you

April 17, 2017
remove negative energy

Why each one of us strive to remove negative energy around us? Because it makes us feel sick, less efficient, doubt our own potential and fill us with uneasiness. But its difficult to achieve this when there is so much of negativity around. Be it on Road, at work or Online – We turn out to be intolerant and impatient people. We take no time to pass judgements, to blame others or to highlight the mistakes.   What we should…

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LIFESTYLE

Mindfulness

April 15, 2017
practicing mindfulness

A lot has been said about Practicing Mindfulness. Intentionally choosing Minimalism over abundance is Mindfulness. When you are stationary and have the income to buy the things you want, yet choose not to; is Mindfully Minimalist. We always tend to indulge in multi-tasking as it seems like need of the hour but not every moment should be stuffed with a to-do list item.   A very nice post on the same lines by my fellow Blogger- Mindful or Mind full?…

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LIFESTYLE

Luxury and Minimalism

April 14, 2017
luxury needs

When we mention our Luxury needs, we think about buying a new and latest product, We think Consumerism. Luxuries of the past becomes necessities of the present. Luxury and Minimalism can ho hand-in-hand. You ask How when Minimalism itself means Less stuff. We all want to own Stuff but the aim here is to not own anything but best for you, for your family. When you own best, small things will also be counted in Luxury. Minimalist Luxury does not…

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