minimalism

Do you talk yourself out of making purchases a lot? Do you like DIY projects and repairing stuff? Do you celebrate or are you even familiar with "Buy Nothing Day"? If all of these questions make you a little too excited, then you'll probably enjoy this group.


About the photo (taken at SFMoMa): Frank Stella painted "Zambezi" (enamel paint on canvas) in 1959. He was 23 years old.


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Just read Swedish Death Cleaning. It's a way of reducing your possessions and the effort on your family and loved ones when you die. Posted in Posted in minimalism group
MojoDave Jan 18 Jan 18 22 Posted in minimalism group
I am feeling a twinge of pride today as I just paid off my last outstanding credit card balance. A year and a half ago, I owed around $12K in loan and cc debt, but have now paid all of it off. Now I am waiting for the next catastrophe ... Posted in Posted in minimalism group
Condor5 Dec 1 Dec 1 44 Posted in minimalism group
I like the local farmer's market. Posted in Posted in minimalism group
WarmFluffy Nov 24 Nov 24 00 Posted in minimalism group
Interesting ethnoarchaeological study of clutter in the homes of Americans; produced by the University of California: Youtube
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Condor5 Oct 25 Oct 25 11 Posted in minimalism group
I cannot find the information I'm seeking on the www, so I thought I'd come here as this group is all about conservative living. What I'm seeking, simply, is a way to make old nylon like new again; or at least, supple. I'm using an old bike rack ... Posted in Posted in minimalism group
Condor5 Oct 18 Oct 18 11 Posted in minimalism group
Newbie to this group, I have some practical ways to maximize the the purchasing power of my modest income. I will share two 1.) I make all my own coffee, 2.) I cook all my food. That might not work for everyone in every situation but it has worked ... Posted in Posted in minimalism group
Friendlyatheist Oct 7 Oct 7 33 Posted in minimalism group
The Story of Stuff. Though perhaps slightly dated, the fundamental principles and facts of this presentation are still relevant; perhaps more now than ever. If you've not seen this before, take a few minutes and reinforce your proclivity to practice ...
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Condor5 Oct 6 Oct 6 00 Posted in minimalism group
What is Minimalism and How It Can Change Your Life Youtube
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misternatureboy Sep 17 Sep 17 22 Posted in minimalism group
I aspire to get closer to this. I am not here but I am going to start the journey. Posted in Posted in minimalism group
Ubergooroo Sep 17 Sep 17 11 Posted in minimalism group
I just gave away one of the last vestiges of my past home ownership, a 7 ft fiberglass folding stepladder. If you own, or have owned a house, you know how important those kinds of tools are. But, now I'm in a 1bdrm apartment, and do not foresee ... Posted in Posted in minimalism group
Condor5 Sep 7 Sep 7 00 Posted in minimalism group
Minimalism is becoming my raison d'etre. I have been downsizing, essentially, since I sold my last house (post-divorce) in 2012. I'm currently in a one-bdrm apartment with not much more than absolute necessities. I still have a storage unit with a ... Posted in Posted in minimalism group
Condor5 Sep 5 Sep 5 33 Posted in minimalism group

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