Tag Archives: minimalism

On stillness, slow life and non doing

For the last year I’ve been practicing non doing and living a simple, slow life. A spiritual quarantine of sorts. Monk life. One of my friends has sent me the following meme, which she said reminded her of me. It … Continue reading

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Emptiness practice – stuff

Inspired by Ram Dass’s story of burning his possessions, his “stash”, and hopefully an impending house move (nomads never stop! 😊), I decided to go through the “memory boxes” where I store sentimental stuff – photos, travel souvenirs, small gifts … Continue reading

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Happiness at work – promotion is not the only way

I have been thinking about this post for a while. As we start 2018, evaluate what we achieved and formulate our goals, I thought I’d talk about my recent findings around happiness at work.

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A little poorer and a little more obscure… Here is to a simpler, minimalist 2018! #happiness

At the start of 2017 I wrote: I start 2017 with a firm belief that less is more and freedom is everything. I want time, for my family, creativity, spiritual growth and development, I want quality of life. Be it … Continue reading

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Minimalist happiness: radical saving as a way to liberation

Universe seems to have given me the answer to my question about work vs freedom vs money. Minimalism is the answer.

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Minimalism: one sure way to happiness @theminimalists

I followed The Minimalists for a while. I minimised my wardrobe (inspired by Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs too). I am streamlining how I buy and what I buy. I live lighter overall and as I embark on a radical … Continue reading

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Have more or need less? #happiness

Buddha had nothing when he died. By modern standards he was destitute and homeless. Yet he died not being afraid of death (and isn’t it the life’s biggest achievement?). He died in peace. He made a huge difference in many … Continue reading

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Honesty = happiness

When I was younger, honesty seemed unnecessary and anti-social. People pleasing was important and so honesty seemed scary. With years, as my bullshit radar got more sensitive and ego shrunk, as I came to rely less on what others thought of … Continue reading

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