5 Reasons Why owning a 16GB phone changed my life

Lil Bro: Can I check out your phone? Me: Ya, sure. Lil Bro: Why your phone has no games? Me: Coz’ I don’t play games on my hp. Lil Bro: Let me download this game and play. Me: What! No ….. Okay, delete it when you’re done playing with it. Coz’ it’s only a 16GB … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why owning a 16GB phone changed my life

Minimalism: Is it about deprivation?

"Minimalism is about intentionality, not deprivation." -minimalism life- When I first restricted myself from buying new clothes, I felt sad, I felt deprived of something I enjoyed so so much. I have been programmed for a long time that this stuff brings me happiness, but deep down I knew it can only last a while. … Continue reading Minimalism: Is it about deprivation?

Recycling is not eco-sustainable, Minimalism is.

Looking at my dustbin. “When was the last time I empty my dustbin? Hmm…sometime ago.” “Hey ya…coz’ I don’t buy so much stuff anymore.”   I was taught to recycle from school. And I was into recycling during my high school years. I considered myself a tree-hugger. I want to save the environment by recycling … Continue reading Recycling is not eco-sustainable, Minimalism is.

Minimalism is more than owning less stuff

The first and most common definition of minimalism is owning less stuff. Indeed owning and wanting less stuff in our lives redefines the meaning of happiness. So now we have more free time and space for more important things in life. Hmm...now I want to do everything that I ever wanted to do, pursue all … Continue reading Minimalism is more than owning less stuff

So you are a minimalist huh? What happened after 4 months.

I’ve read many who say “you should not take minimalism lightly” or you’ll either quit halfway or end up having a miserable life. I was sure very excited to learn about this new tool called ‘minimalism’ and started my ‘no-buy list’ and purge my possessions at the first two months. Now that my journey has … Continue reading So you are a minimalist huh? What happened after 4 months.

Why are we so attached to our things?

Why are we so attached to our things? Thank God now there's an explanation to it! A TED-Ed video by Christian Jarrett revealed that we exhibit such tendency since young. This was caused by a psychological phenomenon called "the endowment effect". Basically, we will value things that we own. Yes, this explanation seems to be … Continue reading Why are we so attached to our things?

6 Things I Did as a Novice Minimalist

      I was a self-acclaimed shopaholic and I called "shopping" (or buying) my hobby. Thank goodness I knew my problem before I found minimalism as an answer. I knew I wasn't living intentionally, sustainably, or frugal. I knew my spending habit was impacting not only my wallet but more importantly my environment and people. … Continue reading 6 Things I Did as a Novice Minimalist

End Time Heroes (Church Camp message-Session 2)

You are a hero. Yes, you! God don't always choose the smartest, tallest, or strongest. Sometimes He chose people who were rejected by men. Moses was once a prince but when God called him, he was just a shepherd. Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led … Continue reading End Time Heroes (Church Camp message-Session 2)

Stuff I don’t buy anymore (and it’s not easy)

It has been about two months since I'd decided to live minimal. First lesson? Stop buying. The first step into minimalism  is not decluttering. It's STOP buying. Here is a list of stuff I stop buying: ♥ ♥ ♥ 1) Magazines I love to read...including magazines. Sometimes, I re-read these magazines, I used to keep … Continue reading Stuff I don’t buy anymore (and it’s not easy)