One Easy Way of Simplifying Your Groceries

This is a guest post by Laura Omamo from the Life Graduate blog. Here’s my relationship to a five kilo bag of rice … I buy rice in five kilo sacks and dry beans in big bags and spaghetti in family packages – even when I lived alone. There are many advantages to buy in bulk: […]

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5 Things To Do Today To Feel Better

We all have those days … days when we are feeling “not quite tip-top.” Here’s what to do! 1. Give yourself the day off If you work for someone else, take a “sick” or “vacation” day. Edit your to-do list for today, postponing or eliminating any item you don’t truly feel like doing today. 2. Pamper yourself […]

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What Does Simple Living Mean To You?

My friend Joel Zaslofsky from Value of Simple is running an interesting project called “What Simple Living Means To Me”.  It is part of his GREAT SimpleREV initiative that’s going to change the simple living world forever! For the first time ever, all simple living advocates will gather in one place to connect, inspire and revive. […]

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The World’s Best Simple Living App

I’ve been searching for a simple living app that can really help me apply the principles of simplicity in my daily life. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any. Most apps out there focus more on things related to productivity, shopping lists, savings, daily chores, etc. But nothing really is created to help you develop simple living […]

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Organize Your Closet In 4 Easy Steps

This is a guest post by Michele O’Connor and Carol Preibis, co-publishers of Ahh The Simple Life. Is your closet a disaster? Can’t even find your favorite pair of jeans in the big pile of clothes on your floor? Don’t despair, these few steps will get you organized, up and running – fast! 1. The first thing to do […]

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How To Travel The World Without Flying

Welcome to a new episode of the Midway Simplicity show. This year our theme is “Where Passion Meets Simplicity”.  That’s why I look for and invite top simplicity advocates to share with you how simple living can help you pursue your passions and do things that matter. (If you have any suggestions for potential guests, please […]

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The Zen Programmer – How To Practice Zen Living

Welcome to a new episode of the Midway Simplicity show. This year, I invite top simplicity advocates to share with you how simple living can help you pursue your passions and do things that matter. Decluttering only won’t make you happy. It just paves the way and creates a space for your passions and the […]

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Can’t Keep Up? 7 Ways to Zen Your Life

Nowadays, we think that everything is NOT enough. We want to have… A greater car The next super gadget Dinner at luxurious restaurants Expensive, branded clothes and much more. If we can’t get this kind of life, we think we aren’t living the good life. In your pursuit of having all these luxurious things, you […]

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7 Ways to Make Downsizing Easier

This is a guest post by Michele O’Connor and Carol Preibis from Ahh The Simple Life. Home sweet smaller home: the cozy living-dining room Michele O’Connor created for herself and her husband just five months ago, when they downsized from their four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath Colonial to a one-bedroom, one-bath condo with loft. Downsizing is stressful. I’d love to help […]

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The Simple Year

Welcome to a new episode of the Midway Simplicity Show 2014! This year, I will invite top simplicity advocates to talk about how to live simply with intense passion. We will take it beyond decluttering, and share everything you need to know about what makes life meaningful, simple and fulfilling. Today’s interview is with Kandice […]

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