When the Magic Really Happens: I’m Debt Free

Image by Sean Patrick Murphy via Unsplash.com Hey Team, What's that quote about turning an impossibility into an inevitability? Due to a plan and willpower that made it inevitable, I'm debt free now. I paid off $11,422.84 10 months after I graduated, and 7 months after starting my career as an English teacher. Was my [...]

A NonMari Minimalist’s Honest Review of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

Photo Credit: KonMari Media Inc. I have never read Marie Kondo's book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. This didn't stop me from binge-watching the show, as I'm a sucker for decluttering videos. I liked the positive tone of the show and, of course, loved how Marie's personality brought life to her ideas. Once I [...]

One Thing Minimalism Gave Me

Photo via Unsplash.com Practicing Minimalism, which is essentially getting and keeping your life free of things that don't add value to you, has helped me gain so much: clarity, empowerment, peace, freedom, time, and more. (Plus, it makes moving a LOT easier. 🙂 ) While it seems like every Minimalist has their own definition, I [...]