• Personal Finance,  Self help

    25 Items I No Longer Purchase

      It’s been over one year since I started to simplify my life, so I thought of looking back to this past year of my minimalist journey and see what extra items I no longer purchase.   Today’s list is all about the I have removed from my shopping list since I started to simplify my life.   I’ve stopped buying these items because: They don’t add value to my life and are not really needed. They tend to own me back (they demand time, storage, repairs etc.) They hurt the environment and also my pocket.   I know, this list may not apply to everyone as each person’s priorities…

  • Personal Finance

    5 Benefits of Frugal Living

        In a society where consumerism and overspending is the norm, following a frugal lifestyle can sometimes make you seem a like an outcast. Your friends or family might not understand why you sometimes opt out from expensive restaurant dinners or a night out at the club. However, if you have been following this lifestyle I am sure you have found more benefits in your frugality than it might seem to others and that they are the ones actually missing out. Today I will share five things that I find beneficial (apart from saving money) from frugal living.   1. Frugality gives you options and freedom      …