Category Archive: Simple Living

Jun 20

12 Ways to a More Simplistic Life

In my endless and sometimes failing pursuit of a more simplistic life I ran across 12 Easy Ways to Make LIfe to make life simple again at Marc and Angel Hack Life. While I sometimes just list the Hacks and reference a website, I feel this one is worth the read in it’s entirety. So, …

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Jun 11

5 ways to love what you already have

You may and may not agree with this list of 5 ways to love what you have now.  Add to it or take away. But at least think about it!  The original post can be found at buy nothing new for a year. 1.You Don’t Need Something that Doesn’t Benefit Anyone Else 2. You Don’t …

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Jun 01

Ecocapsule?

This may be one if the best designs I’ve seen for simple living on a very short term basis!  You can read more about this awesome portable structure at Ecocapsule.  Enjoy!

May 13

Benefits of Cutting the Cord

My wife and I are continuing my life experiment of living without cable TV.  So far so good. I find there are more and more people doing the same. Recently I found this blog denoting the benefits of cutting the cable cord. Read the blog over at Simple Hacks Living.

May 07

16 Simple Living Hacks to Make Life Easier

Looking for some simple living life hacks to make life easier? Here is just one of the 16 I found today… 16. Putting your car alarm remote under your chin increases its range. If you want to discover the other 15, slide over to Buzzfeed.com – complete with pictures!

Apr 16

10 Tips to Living Within Your Means

According to nerdwallet.com, here are some startling statistics: U.S. household consumer debt profile: Average credit card debt: $15,611 Average mortgage debt: $155,192 Average student loan debt: $32,264 In total, American consumers owe: $11.74 trillion in debt An increase of 3.3% from last year $882.6 billion in credit card debt $8.14 trillion in mortgages $1.13 trillion in …

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Feb 25

Shipping Container Homes

A few years ago I began my fascination with the tiny home movement.  People who were choosing to live a very simply with just the possessions that mattered. I’m pretty sure that this was inspired by my love of sailboats and those that chose to live aboard.  I’ve owned a sailboat that you could sleep …

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Feb 18

Becoming a minimalist hack!

Not sure when it happened.  Not sure when I started to find minimalism interesting.  For the purist I’m a minimalist hack.  But I enjoy reading and practicing certain aspects. When you enter my office you’ll notice that most flat spaces are empty. Flat as they should be. Clutter free.  Many of my bookshelves are empty.  …

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Feb 10

Increased Happiness with Less Stuff

Less stuff, be happy!  Check out Graham Hill’s classic TED talk where he gives perhaps the ultimate talk on simple living.  You can be the judge, but either way it’s thought provoking, especially his tiny apartment. This may one of the more interesting 5 minutes of your day!  

Jan 14

70 Plus Ideas to Simplify Your Life/Home Minus 65

Does your life ever seem complicated?  Have you collected so much stuff that you are renting space to store it – or should be?  Is your house so messy that you occasionally find something and say “I didn’t know I still had that.”  Does it seem like every day is getting shorter and shorter because …

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