Author Archives: hamvelji

About hamvelji

Have been promoting live less, do more since 1996. Changed my views as I became a parent and realized I could help the world by shaping my children's philosophy of life.

Unclear on the concept.

King of Saudi Arabia’s luggage Apparently the King of Saudi Arabia is unclear on the concept of live less.  It is not hard to hate royalty and be against any form of royalty when they do things as such.   … Continue reading

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Its doable.

So I went shopping like I do everyday, and today I picked up a steak, sweet potato, mushrooms and salad.  I also donated $1 to the feed the hungry campaign.  According to the program a $1 feeds four. This created … Continue reading

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One meal Tuesdays

Eat Less.  We can say it, we can even try it.  Can we sustain it?  In the Muslim religion part of the reason they fast at Ramadan is to understand what the less fortunate are going thru. It is not … Continue reading

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Weekly Giveaway

2017 I am starting a weekly giveaway.  I own too many clothes and shoes, even thou I have followed the get one give one policy.  I get too many gifts an there is too many pieces from the past.  This … Continue reading

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The word is small!!!

In 2017 the word is small. If you want to live less in 2017, think small.  At restaurants order small.  At coffee shop order small.  Small means less consumption.  Small means smaller servings, which is probably better for your health. … Continue reading

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Third world countries

I just spent a month in a third world type situation. I don’t think Mexico is quite third world but its not first. What I found so unique and beautiful about living a month in Mexico is life is generally … Continue reading

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Clothing

Why do we have do many clothes? I look at my wife’s closet and I cannot fathom her wedding all these clothes on one year.  Yet she and my daughter’s keep buying clothes on a weekly basis.  How did our … Continue reading

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Smaller Dishware/ Less Dishware

One of the things which really bothers me about the Western world and now slowly the rest of the world is the size of dishes and cups, and glasses.  There is a need to go big.  Just look at the … Continue reading

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Smaller Portions at Grocery Stores.

I know I have talked about this before, but its so obvious.  In our society in America we need smaller portions.  If we associated our eating habits with smaller portions we may change our health and environment. Restaurants feel they … Continue reading

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Pepsi Mini Is somebody out there finally reading this blog and our website?  We had promoted the idea of smaller servings decades ago.  Now all of a sudden they are promoting smaller cans of soda!   Wow!  Unfortunately I don’t … Continue reading

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