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.
What Is Minimalist Living? Here’s How to Start Living With Less, According to Experts | Good Housekeeping by Hannnah Jeon. This simple, purposeful lifestyle is about more than just decluttering your home.
The 27 Greatest Decluttering Tips of All Time | Apartment Therapy by Shifrah Combiths. The reward—and the reason that keeps me going when decluttering seems like an overwhelming task—is that at the end, your home will contain only the things that serve you.
Less Waste, Low Effort: Simple Kitchen Swaps to Cut Down on Single-Use Items | The Guardian by Lindsay Miles. Some thoughtful ideas in here.