Welcome to Wednesday. We have made it half way through the week and that is something to celebrate! Today we want to introduce you to a weekly routine we have found to be instrumental in our journey towards essentialist living. Wednesday Wellness Walks. Here’s how it works. Carve out 30 minutes from your day and…
Author: Modern Minimalists
The Modern Minimalist Hierarchy of Needs
We took a Psychology 101 class together in 2007 at Wofford College. During our most recent attic purge, we stumbled across some of our old college binders. One of the ideas we studied was Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, outlined in his influential 1943 paper, A Theory of Human Motivation. In college, our physical, security,…
The Modern Minimalist Kitchen: Moving Edition
We recently moved less than a mile up the road from our townhouse to a new single family home with a porch and a yard. It came with an all white kitchen that is as functional as it is beautiful. We spent several weeks organizing the “guts” of the kitchen to serve our needs as…
Passion and Settling
2018 was one for the books. We announced our journey of living life deliberately less than a year ago. We promised to let people in along the way, but the process of simplifying, organizing, and pursuing less ignited so much passion that we just, as they say down south, “did the dang thing”. We forgot…
Yes is easy. No is hard.
“People are effective because they say no.” Peter Drucker
Knowledge vs. Wisdom
“To attain knowledge add things every day. To attain wisdom subtract things every day.” Lao Tzu
The Journey Begins
On March 19th, 2018, we made a decision – live on Facebook – to live life deliberately. We have so much to give and we are ready to share! Over the course of the next 365 days, we will eliminate the “stuff” that clouds our vision and distracts us from our true purpose in life….