Minimalism, Reducing Stress

The Life Changing Magic of e-Tidying

In a previous post I summed up the revolutionary getting-rid-of-stuff book by Marie Kondo, ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up.‘ I didn’t think I owned much before, but after I read the book I still ended up compiling a few sizeable bags of clothes, books and random things and dropped them off at the thrift store. That felt great,…

DIY, Minimalism

Saying Thanks to My Backpack

Thanks backpack, my good pal. Marie Kondo, the reason behind my blog post on tidying, suggests that we should develop strong bonds with our beloved stuff and create a habit of gratitude towards all the things that get us through the day. In her book, Marie describes her routine: when she gets home from work and puts away…

Design

Treading Light…What’s with the New Name?

  After almost 2 years of Simplicify.ca, I decided it was time for name change. I’ve always waffled back and forth on changing the name, but the final nail in the coffin came when I realized my wife couldn’t even remember the name of my website. It’s too bad because I really liked the phrase ‘simplicify’ and it felt…

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