Tag Archives: consumerism

Ratio vs. intuition


The battle of the brain sides Many decluttering and simplifying websites suggest you to start with your wardrobe. But why is this? Is it because success will be achieved immediately (after all, how difficult is it to randomly drop stuff … Continue reading

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Minimalism fail?


I think I have the perfect shoe wardrobe now. But is it minimalistic?…well, rather not, coming from an extreme point of view, i.e., compared to folks who are content with only one pair of vibram five fingers or such. I … Continue reading

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Choice conflict


I’m just reading a book about behavioural economics (Why smart people make big money mistakes — And how to correct them by Belsky & Gilovich), and a passage about “choice conflict” stuck with me. They write about decision-making of customers … Continue reading

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Maybe we’re mainstream already?


At the moment I have a colleague visiting from Europe who is staying in our flat for some weeks. When she arrived I told her how everything works, and apologized for not having a TV. She said “oh that’s fine, … Continue reading

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Doing without recap


I had been living without some standard household items for longer periods of time and thought I’d share my experiences how it went. Especially in the light of seeing people give away all their furniture to be more location-independent. From … Continue reading

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About me, a statement, and why this blog exists


Hello world I am a female early 30something who is probably best described as some type of modern nomad. Living simply for me and my husband is both choice and necessity. I try to lead a simple, eco-conscious life with … Continue reading

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