Today’s episode is all about living simply and the topic of the moment, minimalism! We discuss how we’ve incorporated minimalism into our lives, how these practices relate to overall health, and how we minimize the clutter in not just our homes and our closets, BUT ALSO our minds. We started things off with a not-so-minimal potato chip TASTE TEST, where we sampled 6 (really) different flavors (cheese plate style) and ranked our favorites.
On the Table Chat scale of “Flavor Awesomeness/Least Offensive”, we both ended up liking the same flavor! Here is a list of what we tried:
We also talked about our weird childhood rituals of purging our bedrooms of unnecessary clutter and being mini-minimalists in training. We were the coolest 10-year-olds on the planet. You’re so jealous right now, admit it. P.S Stick around for the bloopers, because we have a little freestyle rap session featuring Outkast.
Even MORE things we discussed:
Rachel’s favorite Elise Joy Pep Talks: Get Serious or Get Over It.
The Art of Simple: Q&A: How to Live Simple In Your 20s
Mari Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy
Erinn’s Tidying Up For Health blog post (January 2016)
(not discussed, but Mr. Money Mustache is a great site too for simple living/budget tips!)
Places to donate and/or sell:
Changing Hands Bookstore (local to Phoenix!)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Stardust Building Supplies (local to Phoenix!)
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