This story is about hair, but it's also about capitalism, and it's also also about burnout. I'm growing my hair out from a mostly-shaved head to pixie cut length, and eventually to some type of queer-coded asymmetrical bob with an undercut. But the growing out stage is awful. If you know, you know. My partner … Continue reading The Burnout Conundrum of Ethical Shopping
Your first priority in eating while recovering from an eating disorder is to feed yourself and work on the mental health aspects of your recovery. But as you get further into recovery you may want to start investigating more sustainable and ethical food choices.
While minimalism is already widely accepted as an eco-friendly way of living, there are still ways you can continue to do your part if you’ve adopted a “less is more” lifestyle. Shopping consciously is one of the easiest and most effective ways to embrace minimalism, while also putting our planet first. As you embrace the … Continue reading Shopping Consciously as a Minimalist
Today is Black Friday. You may or may not have gone shopping at 4:00 this morning. I know that my sister was at a store before the sun was up because she literally started a retail job TODAY. Poor girl. Anyway, today I want to bring your attention to the reason for the season. No, … Continue reading The reason for the season
This is a request from the Suggestion Box. Feel free to suggest a topic you would like me to write about if you are interested in seeing something appear on the Born Again Minimalist blog! What exactly is a minimalist, and how does minimalism differ from simple living, or any other term? Basically, we're all doing … Continue reading A minimalist by any other name…
I'd like to take today's post to share some other blogs I have found since I began my minimalist journey. I'm following 17 blogs, which seems like a lot, but many of them don't post often, and they aren't all about minimalism. I am a woman of many interests. I follow parenting blogs, vegan eating … Continue reading Spreading the word
I have a confession to make. I don't really stick to a budget. I pay all my bills and still have money leftover for nonessentials like going out, and I save over 10% of my income each week, so I usually assume I'm doing okay. I have tracked my expenses for one week. I am … Continue reading October spending: Week one