Brenda Mason Part 2

If you are stuck and home and feeling frustrated and have run out of shows to binge watch, here’s a great project to take on! Does your home make you feel overwhelmed? I asked author & speaker Brenda Mason where to begin if you’re going tiny and she suggested starting in the closet – great advice! It’s rewarding to dive in and see such big change happen so quickly, and you’ll love your simpler new…

Amelia Earhart: Tiny On Purpose – Life Purpose

When we have clarity of purpose, it becomes easy to stock our lives to meet that purpose, and then let the rest go. This is a slightly different approach to downsizing or minimalism, but I know it works…

Radical Self Acceptance

Here’s an exercise in self care that challenges our own “retail therapy” habits, and increases our level of self acceptance so that we are less susceptible to marketing messages based on fear and shame. This in turn saves us money, saves the environment from more single-use-plastics, and increases our ability to minimize the mundane aspectsContinue reading “Radical Self Acceptance”

006 Making Space for Meaning

We are most effective at putting out the wildfires around us when we have put out the wildfire of The Urgent in our daily schedule. In this episode, Carmen explores WHY we minimize the mundane things of life, and what we stand to gain when we do…

Reverse Engineering Contentment

Culture tells us that we work hard, gain success, and then we will be content… but what if that’s not true? What if we started from a place of contentment? How would that change how we work, and what we chase…

Minimalist Hair

How and why I cut my own hair into this super short pixie minimalist hair style? Might not be what you think…

Developing the Skill of Letting Go

This truth has been rocking my world this week. I didn’t realize the connection between letting go in a simple physical way – like opening my hand – is the same skill as letting go of stuff I don’t use – is the same skill as letting go of what other people think of me…Continue reading “Developing the Skill of Letting Go”

Would you like a Tour of my Skoolie?

Here I am on the RelaxShacks YouTube Channel giving a tour of our cute transit bus. It’s coming together pretty well I think.