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.
10 Ways Minimalism is More Than a Home Decor Trend | The Simplicity Habit by Cora Gold. Minimalism is a mindset and a healthy way of living in a chaotic world. Here are 10 ways that minimalism is more than a home decor trend.
The Golden Rules of Decluttering and Organizing Your Home | Housewife How To’s by Katie Berry. A full life is often a busy one, and busy lives lead to clutter. That doesn’t mean you’ve got to put up with the chaos, though.
The Most Important Feng Shui Rule For Your Bedroom | House Digest by Alexandria Taylor. You can’t get a good sleep in just any room; you need to create an environment that supports it, and that often starts in the bedroom.
7 Ways To Develop a Minimalist Mindset Today | The Minimalist Vegan by Michael Ofei. Countless people, especially Millennials, are swearing off material possessions and embracing a minimalist lifestyle to simplify their lives. But what are the pros and cons of minimalism? Is it worth giving up your stuff for the sake of simplicity?
15 Places (other than Possessions) to Apply Minimalist Principles | Joshua Becker on YouTube. Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it. With that understanding, we can begin to see how the principles of minimalism can apply to other areas of life besides possessions.