I had a day off recently and decided to go for a walk with my mom. As you already know, I live in a big city in Poland and while there are some trees around offering shade and a splash of green, it’s mostly a brick and concrete jungle. My apartment building is close to… Continue reading Why inner-city parks are important
I first came across the concept of Earth Overshoot Day in October 2019, when I was doing research for my ecological footprint post. It was both fascinating and terrifying. I was fascinated by the idea and impressed that someone came up with it and managed to calculate it. But it was terrifying to see how… Continue reading 2020 Earth Overshoot Day has been calculated
If you search the Internet, you’ll find a lot of ideas for a variety of sustainable swaps you could make in your life. Some as easy as getting a reusable bottle for your water, or switching to a bamboo toothbrush (both swabs I happily made at the very beginning of my journey and I haven’t… Continue reading Reusable period products
I haven’t written too many posts related to the current situation. I wrote about finding focus during a pandemic and challenges that make staying home easier. And like everybody else on Twitter, I learned how to bake bread. Unlike a lot of people, I’m incredibly fortunate: “I can comfortably work from home and neither my… Continue reading How will this crisis affect minimalism?
I am always on the lookout to lower my ecological footprint. If you follow me on Instagram, you would have noticed all the sustainable swaps I tried or am in the process of testing out. When I started this website, I wanted to see what I can cut from my spending in order to save… Continue reading How I failed at making my own face toner
Last year, I was invited to my cousin’s wedding. Because I had a rather vivid purple color on my hair at the time and the roots were showing for a good five centimeters, I decided to color my hair so it would look good in the photos. I asked the hairdresser to color my hair… Continue reading Why I’m going back to my natural hair color
President Ronald Reagan declared July 1984 “National Ice Cream Month” and more specifically July 15, 1984, National Ice Cream Day. He was looking for a way to help the dairy industry, and at the time he was already trying to get rid of 500 million pounds of cheese. James Hamblin pointed out in The Atlantic:… Continue reading Commercial origins of “National Days” and holidays
I have a bucket list in my bullet journal and number 25 on that list is “Learning to bake bread”. And now that everybody’s staying home, me included, guess what I decided to try. Yeah. I now consider myself an expert on baking bread. I’m not, but after regularly baking bread over the past three… Continue reading Baking your own bread
I honestly didn’t think it would happen, but Path To Less is officially ONE YEAR OLD! I didn’t know what to expect when I started this website, and I wasn’t sure I would be able to update it on a regular basis. But 12 months and 65 posts later, Path To Less is still here.… Continue reading Happy Birthday, PathToLess!
As I’m staying at home during the pandemic, I decided to try different things to keep myself occupied and motivated. This weekend, as we celebrated Easter in a rather subdued way, I decided to try being less digital. Unlike the last time I didn’t have my laptop, this time I wanted it to be a… Continue reading What it was like to stay offline for a whole day