Identifying the Non-Essentials

This issue is at the heart of the practice of minimalism: what are the things that are absolutely essential to my life? Which things/activities/projects/relationships add value to my life, and which ones are draining me of vital energy that is needed elsewhere? Ultimately it’s every individual who has to identify for him or herself what makes […]

Using Simplicity to Improve Relationships

Being diagnosed with celiac disease is a life-altering event. So much of our lives and cultures  center around food. We use food to anchor celebrations, holidays and family or community traditions. We give food as gifts and use it to show our love, appreciation and support for one another. We often use it as a […]