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What You Need To Know Before Judging The Concept Of Minimal Living

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Before even considering to be a minimalist I began judge the lifestyle as “boring” I never knew how different I would see the world as a minimalist and it truly changed my view on life.

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This post is for you if you are considering becoming a minimalist or if you have heard about minimalism and want to learn more about it.

Minimalism has a lot of aspects an I will specifically talk about how it is changing my life positively on my sustainable living journey and my goal to zero waste.

In a Nutshell

What is Minimalism ?

The idea of minimalism is owning fewer possessions and living a life that you have less to lose. Living this lifestyle will allow you to experience less stress because you have less to worry about. Minimalist living forces you to remove a lot of stuff from your life which means there’s more space for other things in your life.

While there is much difference between being a normal individual and a minimalist I have come to realization that no one has to your minimalisim for you. Everyone see minimalism in a different way.

The whole idea is just to buy with intention and have less things around you focusing on this and living in a space that make you grow mentally, physically and emotionally.

Lets play a little game!

Look around your home this very moment and see if everything you have has a purpose and think about the last time you used it.

Also think about what you could use that money to do now?

I mean you can completly skip this game but the whole idea is to allow you to reflet on all the unnesssary oir spontenous spending you did in the pass and how being a minimalist buying with intention will have a much more postive effect of your pocket

Question : I am new to MINIMALISM can there be a wrong way?

Answer: Every individual is different which means we all own different things to answer your question there is no wrong way to be a minimalist. You first need to get the idea of perfectionism out of your head because that will lead to burn out. There is no limitation.

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19 + Benefits Of Being I Minimalist

1. Spend Less.

Choosing to accumulate only the essentials often results in financial freedom. Spending less on things you don’t really need will cut your financial expenses and increase your savings.

2. Less Stress.

A minimalist home is significantly less stressful. Being able to freely move around and enjoy your home is a huge weight off your shoulders.

3. Easier to Clean.

The fewer things in our home, the fewer things there are to clean. This makes cleaning a significantly easier chore.

4. More Freedom.

The sense of freedom that comes from minimalism is truly refreshing. You will no longer feel tied to the material possessions in your home and you’ll feel a new sense of independence.

5. Good for the Environment.

The less we consume and buy, the less damage we do to the environment.

6. Be More Productive.

Our possessions consume our time more than we realize.

7. Example for my Kids.

These are valuable life lessons they will never learn in the media.

8. Support Other Causes.

Money is only as valuable as what we choose to spend it on.

9. Own Higher Quality Things.

More is not better… better is better.

10. Less Work for Someone Else.

Create a less stressful life today and lessen the burden on someone else too.

11. Be Happier.

Owning fewer possessions makes you happier.

12. Do Work You Love.

Own less stuff. Choose work you love.

13. Freedom From the Comparison Game.

Our culture begs us to own more.

14. Time for Things that Matter Most.

The more stuff you own, the more your stuff owns you.

15. Visually Appealing.

Make your home more appealing.

16. Not Tied to the Past.

Release the past to create a better tomorrow.

17. Less Places for Your Heart.

Invest your heart into meaningful things.

18. More Opportunity for Reset.

Take a deep breath.

19. Find Things Easier.

Own less clutter. Find stuff quicker.

20. Live in a Smaller Space.

For most families, a house is the costliest investment they’ll ever make.

21. Display What You Value Most.

Communicate what is most important.


This blog post was able to help you identify the benefits of being a minimalist. Being a minimalist is not as hard as it seems. Minimalism looks different for everyone but it is truly not for everyone.

The benefits of being a minimalist can not only benefit you physically and emotionally but benefits the earth when you buy with intention.

Forget about perfectionism and focus on what is most valuable to you.

Let me know what minimalism means to you.

Have you decided to be a minimalist and why?

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