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Zero in: Minimalist is a work in progress

April 30, 2017

There is no destination to arrive at in this journey of Minimalism. No one will tell you the magic formula for how to be a minimalist. Being a Minimalist you always try to be a better version of yourself, always De-cluttering the meaningless and joyless things, always simplifying relationships, always trying to put needs over wants, always trying to spare some time for the passions.     Start with shifting your attention towards meaningful things in Life. You need to…

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LIFESTYLE SELF IMPROVEMENT

Yoga Lifestyle off the mat

April 29, 2017
yoga lifestyle

I always wanted to adapt to yoga lifestyle after I crossed my mid 20s. Its been more than 4 years but I could not be able to practice it on daily basis. and then I read something which made me realized that Yoga Lifestyle does not only mean on-mat but can be practiced in off-mat Life too.   Yoga is not only about doing asanas and sweating out. Its about balancing your mind and heart.   Being Honest with self…

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LIFESTYLE PEOPLE SELF IMPROVEMENT

Make Minimalism your X-factor – Deal with Criticism as a Minimalist

April 28, 2017
dealing with criticism

We all should learn the art of dealing with criticism. Whenever anyone tried to tread a different path, world is ready to criticize. Whether a success of a fail- you will gather the judgements for sure.   Minimalism is surely x-factor in this world full of rage, clutter and consumerism. If you are successful in keeping yourself at bay to these – You are already a Minimalist. If you find time for the things you truly Love- You are already…

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LIFESTYLE

How to be Free? Create some white space

April 27, 2017
how to be free

How to be free in this Era when we like being overwhelmed all the time? First thing- Stop using to-do lists and filling up every single minute of your day.   Add some white space into your days: A small nap Do-nothing but only sit still Alone time Spending few minutes daily to learn something new; non-work related Deep Breathing   We all should create enough white space in our days, in our calendar, in our minds for more joy,…

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LIFESTYLE

What does your Diet tell?

April 26, 2017
minimalist diet

Minimalism dictates a healthier lifestyle because only a healthy and fit body can be a happy one. You are still a Minimalist irrespective of being a Vegetarian or not.   However, Minimalist diet is the one that needs less storage, less resources to raise and less workout to break food into energy. Food like meat, seafood, eggs need more storage. It takes far more energy/resources/calories to produce animal products than it does to produce plant-based foods. “About 25 gallons of…

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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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