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.
‘Throwing Things Out Gives You Time to Look After Yourself’ – How to Get Better at Decluttering | The Guardian by Sally Walford as told to Sirin Kale. You might feel that shedding possessions is difficult, but once you start, you will realize how great it makes you feel.
Seven Decluttering Tips I Discovered in The Minimalist Home | No Sidebar by Caitie Wiersma. Picture your dream home. I bet it’s not filled with clutter.
Why a Minimalist Lifestyle is a Big Win for Creatives | Medium by Cathy Hutchison. “Art lives on constraint and dies of freedom.”
The Ten Best Personal Finance Resolutions for 2019 | Forbes by Joshua Becker. If you are looking for some changes in your financial circumstances, here are the ten best personal finance resolutions to consider.
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