Sarah Moss with No Sidebar tells you why you shouldn't feel like a minimalist imposter.
Episode 1921: Why You Shouldn't Feel Like a Minimalist Imposter by Sarah Moss with No Sidebar
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why you should feel like
Sarah MOSS with no side barred, Argo. You try to
the margin into your life, but it keeps getting gobbled up by committee meetings or work obligations
you ve already declared your home, but the clerk seems to be cut
back in- and you don't have time to go back through it again between your job, the kids, extracurricular activities and everything else. That goes with it
You feel like you're, not getting any closer to your minimalist goals, you're frustrated and starting to feel like a minimalist impostor,
lately. I've been feeling like a minimalist impostor to my right in,
Talk about living with less buy stuff, less mental, clutter, less worry when my life
currently filled to the brim with stuff clutter and worry,
recently went from having one job to being in graduate school and working to jobs, which means that my life has picked up speed.
What margin I had in my life has disappeared now I feel, like I'm,
was short on time in surrounded by clutter
it seems like a real minimalist, will look at my situation and say gives them
up just say no focus on getting
bit of more of your stuff so that it doesn't drive you not here's the thing, though there
no one right way to be a minimalist
yes, minimalism champions being more with less
that doesn't mean that you're wrong for living life you're living here for two
I remind myself of lately. I think they might help
You too, if you're feeling like a minimalist impostor right now, number one live your life but pay attention to where you can make some changes.
At this point, you might not feel like you can cut anything out of your life, so don't just ride the crazy waves of your life for a while, however, pay attention to the patterns and rhythms of your daily routines.
keep thinking about what takes priority during the season of your life and consider. If there are ways you can make small
pages tunnel, improve your quality of life, for example
always enjoy cooking meals. From scratch, however, was my current schedule. I found that all by fresh ingredients for the weak
but when dinner comes around my husband and I will go out to either because we think we don't have enough time to make food from scratch. As you can imagine, that's been dad on our czech books and waistlines. Since recognising that pattern, we ve made a switch. Now we purchase frozen foods, primarily the healthier kinds at her vegetables and meet that save us time and money is not the same as making meals from scratch, but MITS also not eating out for every meal of recognised that in this season of my life, I'm not going
He has ambitious of a cook as our traditionally been, and that's ok consider ways they can make some relatively pain was changes to your life, determine what should take pride,
party right now and try your best do not hold yourself to routines that just don't work for you anymore number to try to not get caught up in the business. It's one thing to be busy. Man is another to focus on.
How busy you are. If you fixate on your own business, you likely start
comparing your life to someone else's
Theodore Roosevelt said Farewell quote comparison is the thief of joy meant? Well, our lives are not meant to be competitions on who is busiest or who has it together, the best you're stealing your own joy. When you constantly talk
or think about how busy your plus you have no idea what someone else's life is actually like on paper. Their life might seem.
So much more enjoyable or ideal, but in reality they are struggling just as much as you are. Instead of focusing on how busy you are try to reflect on what is so good about your life right now, as Henri Matisse once said,
There are always flowers for those who want to see them and will stop fixated on business and appreciate some of the beautiful thing
were happening right now, my flowers, these beautiful
he's, probably won't last forever, so enjoy them. While you can number three be grateful for the choices
you have my now I want to be in graduate school, and I want to work
My dream job I made it
is to be where I am right now. I am grateful. I can even make a choice
follow my dreams: that's a privilege that many people don't get
Yes, I feel a little sorry for myself, sometimes, but mom also try my best to remind myself that this is what I want right now in my life. I have chosen to be here if,
chosen to be where you are now acknowledge that an own it you're, not a bad person for feeling bad for yourself every once in a while, but remember to be grateful to have the opportunity to do what you're doing right now, it's a wonderful gift, even if it doesn't always feel like it. The number four
cut yourself, some slack. You have a lot of responsibilities and not a lot of margin in your life you're, watching all those minimalist goals he set for yourself.
Seemingly fall by the wayside. Your friends and family try to talk to you about their own minimalist goals, begin barely get a sentence or two
out in response, because you're feeling like a minimalist impostor, don't
You like a minimalist impostor, instead kill yourself, some slack in practice, self compassion, darker, Kristen enough self, compassion, experts
as a great framework for how to do this well be kind to yourself.
That everyone has shortcomings and be mindful of not beings,
the way by negative thoughts and feelings on trade,
do the same. My life doesn't look
like a minimalist dream right now, but I know that doesn't make me any
less of a minimalist my heart.
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I don't feel like a minimalist impostor by Sarah
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