Minimalism

Ssshhhhh! In Silence...

Ssshhhhh! In Silence...

11 January, 2017 | Posted in Meditation + Philosophy, Minimalism

You might be reading this because you've crossed paths with someone wearing an "In Silence" tag I've made. The fact that they're wearing the tag demonstrates that they're curious about going against the stream in our modern world - choosing silence over noise.

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Become a Packing Ninja 2.0

Become a Packing Ninja 2.0

09 January, 2015 | Posted in Minimalism

Although I don’t have to pack this light, I want to pack this light. My shoulders are happier this way, as well as my heart when faced with last minute flight or gate/terminal changes. Also, my first backpacking trip to Asia in 2005-2006 was seminal because it showed me how very little I needed to be utterly happy.

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Become a Packing Ninja

Become a Packing Ninja

14 November, 2013 | Posted in Minimalism

Whether going away for a weekend or an entire season, my 35L backpack and I go together. I’m deeply grateful for its role in my life and travel, as it has shown me how little I need to be happy, and allowed me to refine my packing skills, squeezing in all my essentials and life as I know it for the duration of my travel in 14 lbs.

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Making My Own Rules: WiFi Only Phone Service

Making My Own Rules: WiFi Only Phone Service

11 June, 2013 | Posted in Minimalism

In ancient times, practitioners of yoga were notorious for going against the grain. Although yoga is a widespread and commonly practiced activity these days, I like to believe that ardent yogis still are “go-ers against the grain.” Case in point: my cell phone use.

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