A little bit of focus on what’s important

Its been a while. Everyone has excuses, but actually having not done things generally boils down to one thing. It wasn’t important. Minimalism as I (and others) see it, is about focusing on whats important, and ignoring, where possible, what is not. Now I can see the...

The benefits of waking early

I’ve changed the structure of my days this year. Its not a New Years resolution, just that it happened to coincide with a trip to Hawaii before Christmas. I found that being on the other side of the world, and still having to manage my businesses, meant that I needed...

From To-Do to Not-Do

I wrote a post a while back about To-Do lists, but a post I read recently made me think again about some of the past changes I made, in how I capture all those tasks in life that need doing. I started to dissect my To-Do list and particularly those things that stuck...

Who are we trying to impress ?

Its a sad but true fact, that some people are living the lives that others dictate of them. They try to match the behaviour of others, their peers, those they look up to. Be measured by standards that aren’t their own. This simple quote says it all. Too many people...

A year of Minimalist Blogging

The Two Less Things Blog is a year old today, so thats a year of minimalist blogging. What started as a place to throw all the thoughts stuck in my head, attempt to improve my writing skills, and hope fully pass on the things I’d struggled with myself to a few others,...