Tiny Ambitions

Tiny Ambitions

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Minimalism, the simple life and tiny houses. All in a tiny bite.
30: Creativity and Minimalism
Jun 14 • 4 min
Today I want to talk about creativity and how it can be helped or hindered by minimalism. Spoiler alert: I think it can be both sometimes.
29: Five-Month Shopping Ban Update
May 31 • 5 min
Remember that time, back in January when I started doing a shopping ban? Well, it’s been five months and I haven’t done an update in a while so I thought I would do one for this week’s episode of Tiny Bites. Plus, a message from a listener on last week’s…
28: Not Everything You Own Needs to Be Practical
May 24 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I want to talk about practicality and how we define that and how that then, in turn, shapes our lives. Can we own things that aren’t practical? Or does that violate some unknown minimalist code?…
27: My Current Gratitude List
May 3 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing three things that have been on my gratitude list lately. What are you grateful for today? https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites27
26: Purging vs. Reusing Plastics
Apr 26 • 4 min
This week on Tiny Bites, I’m sharing my current zero-waste conundrum. Should I purge my plastics? Or reuse them? https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites26
25: Paying Off My Sleep Debt
Apr 19 • 5 min
I’m diving deeper into one of the things I’ve been doing to keep my slow life intact: paying off my sleep debt. Show notes: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites25
24: TTFTW (Ta Ta For Two Weeks)
Mar 22 • 2 min
In this week’s very tiny episode of Tiny Bites, I’m saying au revoir for weeks and asking for your suggestions on what to cover in future episodes of Tiny Bites. Leave your suggestions for future topics over at https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites24
23: Put Your Phone Down
Mar 15 • 10 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I wanted to talk about a practical tool I’ve been using to help simplify my technological life (aka help me put my phone down). Plus, I’m sharing two listener call-ins! https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites23
22: #WomenRockMoney and International Women’s Day 2018
Mar 8 • 4 min
In honour of International Women’s Day, I’m jumping on the #WomenRockMoney movement created by Chelsea over at MamaSavesFish.com. In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I wanted to share my best piece of financial advice for women.
21: Simplifying My Morning Routine
Mar 4 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing the easy thing I did to simplify my morning routine. It’s common sense but it’s made a world of difference!
20: On Being Alone
Feb 22 • 6 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m exploring what it means to be physically alone. Specifically, how we can use alone time as a tool in our minimalist toolbox to check in with ourselves to see if we’re on the right track. I’m also sharing a…
19: Minimalist Relationships
Feb 14 • 4 min
Are all your relationships worth your time? Maybe not. In this week’s episode I’m exploring how we can apply minimalism to our personal relationships. Sometimes, we don’t realize how draining and one-sided our relationships can be. So, I’m sharing…
18: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Feb 2 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing a practical simple living tip that over been trying for the past two weeks. Hint: it includes forgetting about something.
17: Social Shaming
Jan 18 • 5 min
In this week’s episode, I’m exploring my recent experience of being socially shamed and my (rather poor) reaction to it.
16: What I Spent On Clothes LY
Jan 12 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing the grand total of what I spent on clothing in 2017 and how I feel about that number. Comment over on the blog at https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites16
15 Goals vs. Resolutions
Jan 4 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I explore the difference between making a resolution and making a goal. Plus, I share a call in from a reader about his newfound love of minimalism. https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites15
14 My Tiny Year In Review
Dec 20, 2017 • 5 min
In this week’s episode I’m sharing a listener call-in and giving an oral year-in-review. https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites14
13 The Act of Saying ‘No’
Dec 14, 2017 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I’m talking about a simple living tool that is pretty big in the minimalist community - the act of saying ‘no’. www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites13
12 Socializing & Consumption
Dec 7, 2017 • 4 min
In this week’s episode, I’m sharing my experience getting stood up at a party I was hosting and what it taught me about mindless consumption. Comment over at the blog: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites12
11 The ‘Buy Quality’ Debate
Nov 30, 2017 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I discuss why I don’t believe ‘quality’ is the only thing we should be looking for when we purchase an item. Show notes: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites11
10 Gratitude & Turkey
Nov 23, 2017 • 4 min
Since it’s Thanksgiving, I wanted to talk about gratitude and how we can practice it in our everyday lives (even when our day kicks out butt). Show notes: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites10
09 Housekeeping & Soul Searching
Nov 16, 2017 • 5 min
In this weeks episode of Tiny Bites, I’m sharing a listener’s worst fear, a new perspective on social media and I’m digging deep and doing some soul-searching. Show notes available at: https://www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites09
08 Meaningful Social Media
Nov 1, 2017 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I ponder what it means to have meaningful interactions on social media and if that’s even possible. Plus, I’m asking for your advice!
07 Gord Downie + Letting Go
Oct 18, 2017 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I pay tribute to the great Gord Downie and ponder what it means to leave a legacy.
Bonus: What are you most afraid of?
Oct 13, 2017 • 1 min
It’s Friday the 13th! In this bonus episode of Tiny Ambitions, I’m sharing my biggest and most irrational fear.
06 Imposing Minimalism on Others
Oct 11, 2017 • 4 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I explore the idea of imposing your minimalist lifestyle on others. Plus, a call in from a listener! www.tinyambitions.com/tinybites06/
Bonus: Call for Listener Questions!
Oct 9, 2017 • 1 min
In this super special bonus episode, I’m putting a call out for listener questions. Call in to my Anchor station or comment on the blog to be featured!
05 Against ‘Minimalist’ Design
Oct 4, 2017 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I dive into the idea that there is no right way for a space to look, for it to have an impact on how you feel. Plus, a call in from a listener!
04 Aligning Your $$ & Goals
Sep 27, 2017 • 3 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites, I explore the idea of Aligning your finances with your goals. That sounds pretty straightforward right?
03 Social Media & Gamification
Sep 13, 2017 • 5 min
In this week’s episode of Tiny Bites I’m exploring social media and how it’s made to keep us staring at our phones. Plus, top 10 tips on how to have more intentional interactions with social media.
02 Dealing with Book Clutter
Sep 6, 2017 • 4 min
If you’re like me and you don’t re-read your books, or you have books collecting dust on your shelf, here are four ways to give your books a new life!
01 Minimal Living in Any Space
Aug 23, 2017 • 4 min
Do you have to live in a tiny house to be a minimalist? No! Of course not!
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