If you’ve read some of my posts, you know that I love to gather data as a way to quantify actions. (See post about how many steps the Inca Trail really takes or the payoff return when investing in reusables.)
Lately, I’ve been obsessing over the Cladwell app to log my outfits. So I am not a fashionista, far from it, but I like nice stuff and have come a long way from a walk-in closet full of clothes I never wore. Earlier this year, I took on project333 for the first time and found a lot of peace with dwindling my wardrobe to only 33 items. Now I’m not as exact with 33 as I could be, but I know it’s going well when: Read More
We will never be able to get back all of the money we spent buying stuff, the key is to learn new habits moving hard.
That was the biggest lesson I learned when I started my minimizing and decluttering phase. One of the first things I tackled was clothing. I initially donated some and sent some to ThredUp. This was in 2015. I just re-ordered a new clean out bag and just recently received it. I'm happy to be sending a few more items to ThredUp. A few people say that it's not worth it or they don't pay enough for the clothes you send it, but I have a few counter arguments against that. If you are thinking of sending clothing to ThredUp, here are a few reasons to do so. Read More
My first time doing project333 which is wearing 33 items for 3 months. Here's what I started with. I'm on month 1 in my attempt for a more minimalist capsule wardrobe. Read More
Transitioning and living a zero waste life means working with your closet in order to extend the life of your existing clothes or find ways to purchase clothing that is less harmful to the environment. Taking on a minimalist attitude towards your wardrobe could be a good start to escaping the fast fashion cycle. Read More
Banning the notion of retail therapy is important as you work towards eco-friendly minimalism. Retail therapy appears to solve problems on the surface, but it actually does not. In fact, it creates more issues not only for yourself, but also for the environment. Shopping yourself a new outfit rarely works to increase a lifetime of happiness. Read More
I'm selling my wedding dress and here are some reasons why. Read More