Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it. It requires a conscious decision because it is a countercultural lifestyle that stands against the culture of overconsumption that surrounds us.
The world we live in is not friendly to the pursuit of minimalism. Its tendencies and relentless advertising campaigns call us to acquire more, better, faster, and newer. The journey of finding simplicity requires consistent inspiration.
For that reason, I hope you will make an effort this weekend to find a quiet moment with a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy some of these hand-picked articles to encourage more simplicity in your life.
Clutterfree. Clutterfree is a brand new app that will help people remove their unneeded possessions, own less, and live the life they want. It is the first app of its kind, creating a personalized, room-by-room decluttering plan for your unique home—and I’m really excited to announce it. Available later this month.
The Clarity Minimalism Provides | Thrive Global by Laura Winter. Minimalism isn’t the fix, but getting rid of the excess stuff can help bring clarity to your life. Letting go of the things that block your path to the life you want to live helps change your perspective on everything.
How One Woman Eliminated Stress From Her Life By Simplifying Her Wardrobe | Forbes. It still amazes me that you can reduce a significant amount of stress from your life simply by removing items from your wardrobe.
7 Benefits to Living in a Smaller Home | Modern Simplicity by Sandy Kreps. While the size of a home depends on the taste and preference of the home owners, many people would be just as comfortable (and probably happier) living in a smaller home.