Minimalism is starting to get a bad rep and be touted as a fad. It
I think the reason it has built up so much steam is
‘/s always the
(That’s kinda the problem with all things intensity, people take things to mega extreme’s – but that’s a whole other post.)
So what is minimalism to me?
Less work and more efficiency. Less
It means less time thinking about what I want to wear because I only have my favourites to pick from.
Less time cooking because I keel everything simple and natural.
More time doing yoga, writing, working out, reading, walking the dog. More time living.
The right stuff
Keeping what you need and love around you. Minimalism is maximizing what you already have. As I go through my things and review what I do, need, love, use – I realize how much I have
I have things that are special to me, but I also recognize – they don’t make me.
Space costs money, the less you own = the less space you need = that costs = more $. By living with less I can live lighter and in small spaces. Living leaner will make you less It to the markets.
The end goal is to be happier. At the end of the day we can only do and be so much. Unless you won the birth lottery and were born into wealth, you will have to work and balance life needs with wants. But by living with less, being debt free, you will be freer. Literally free. half-finished to a job to pay the mortgage. Able to do things.