media

April 20th, 2015

Logo CBC RadioChatted with CBC Radio’s Matt Galloway on Metro Morning about minimalism and its growing popularity.


 February 22nd, 2015

The Varsity Magazine.
Sarah Niedoba interviews me for her article titled: “Living in a Material World”


January 12th, 2015

Francine Jay’s blog “Miss Minimalist” in America features ‘real life minimalists’ from around the world.
http://www.missminimalist.com/2015/01/real-life-minimalists-jo-bennett/


January 1st, 2015

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Work-life advice from the experts
Harvey Schachter includes me in this Globe and Mail article of professionals discussing New Year’s Eve resolutions and ways to find balance in 2015.


 
October 22nd, 2014

My article titled, Slow Down and Take Stock on Mohamed Tohami’s site ‘Midway Simplicity”
About taking time out, to sit, to breathe, to make room and to daydream!


June 15th, 2014
Water and clouds, observed from within my 'spaceship' :-) This view from the train dome car

Water and clouds, observed from within my ‘spaceship’ 🙂 This view from the train dome car welcomes me into the Halifax area.
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Writing retreat on the train

After a busy few months with work and university studies, I decided to take a trip to Halifax for a break to clear my mind to prepare for my next endeavour – I am writing a book! The topic? Minimalism of course! Riding the rails has always inspired me so I thought taking the train would be a great adventure. The ride is 27 hours from Toronto, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia and I knew it would provide focus for my work, with little internet access and physically no where to go, except for the long walk between my nest and the dome car, with dining and bar in between. When I arrived in Halifax, I stayed at one of the university dorms (they are reasonably priced and they are all within walking distance of libraries and restaurants.) Of course, I knew the vistas and people would be distracting so I made it a side project to create a photo journal.
If you are curious, please click on this link to view my page on Instagram. (no need to sign up) Scroll down to June 4th, 2014 and click on the image of the paper tea cup and napkin. This will enlarge the photo and you can read the captions and comments associated with it. To the left of the image is an arrow. Click on it to view the next photo. They are all numbered, from 1 to 36.
Enjoy!


May 22nd, 2014

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No Gadget Night in the news!
Harvey Schachter, columnist for the Globe and Mail invites readers to try my No Gadget Night!
(for my full interviews with subjects trying NGN for Earth Day, click here)