The Joy of Doing Nothing

This is a guest post from my friend Rachel. I was going to wait until next week to share it, but already get the sense that people are stressed with end-of-year commitments + the holidays. I hope her message helps. <3 I haven’t been bored since 2009. And that’s not

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Big Family Minimalism

This is a guest post from my friend Jillian. It dawned on me, recently, that I don’t think I’ve ever had a guest post about family. Jillian is changing that in a BIG and meaningful way. I never searched out minimalism. Rather, I stumbled upon it first as a type

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A Good Trip Will Make You Appreciate Home

I’ve been thinking a lot about home this week, and how my definition—and physical location—of it has changed over the years. My story is certainly not liner. When I was a kid, my mom and I were constantly on the move. As an adult, I’ve lived in Victoria, Toronto, Victoria

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This Is Where You Belong

This is the final guest post for slow travel week. I think you’ll appreciate Ash’s thoughts. I had walked past the book several times in the bookstore, eyeing its red cover up and down, but ultimately couldn’t convince my minimalist-inclined heart to add yet another book to my already full

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Seeing the World Can Change Your World

Another thoughtful guest post for slow travel week! This one is from my friend Amanda. Travel has been part of my life since I was nine years old, when my parents packed us up for a six-month motorhome trip around Europe. Thanks to Australia’s long service leave provisions, my dad

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