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Beyond Capsule Closeting: How and Why to Try a Style Challenge
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For many years, my disorganized and overflowing closet was the focus of my mornings. I’d stand in front of my clothes, not wanting to wear what I could see and unable to see what was hiding in piles and boxes meant to help organize the mess. I’d notice the minutes ticking by on the clock, […]

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The Power of the 30-Day Challenge: 10 Challenges That Can Improve Your Finances This Month
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One of my favorite practices to undertake in my life is a 30-day challenge. It’s something I do almost every month in an effort to regularly find better ways of living, whether it’s a more efficient way to work or a healthier habit in my daily routine or something else entirely. The goal of a […]

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The ‘One Bag Challenge’: What I Learned by Living Out of a Single Duffel Bag
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A few months ago, I spent some time reading about people who are essentially “digital nomads,” meaning that they live their lives with a very small number of possessions and essentially work anywhere they happen to be. I started down this rabbit hole by reading this article by James Altucher about minimalism, which started with […]

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Nine Simple Lifestyle Changes to Ease the Challenge of Getting Rid of a Car
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For the first few years of my post-college professional life, I didn’t own a car. I lived in a small apartment on the edge of town with very reasonable rent. That apartment featured a bus stop about a quarter of a block away and a grocery store about half a mile away. The only reason […]

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