Simplicity defines minimalism. I’m sure you have heard the word “minimalism” or the phrase “less is more”. This can be used in so many different aspects of our lives. Every day, more things come into our lives: things in our houses, events on our calendar and inbox is overflowing. It is important to concentrate on the essentials of our lives. It can include reducing clutter physically, mentally and spiritually.
Taking baby steps, such as getting rid of one item a day or even non-physical items, such as reducing some of your digital clutter or clearing your schedule for next week. Design a simple life, it’s not going to be perfect nor easy, but a simple one.
Here are some resources to help you start:
The Minimalists: 30-Day Minimalism Game
Marie Kondo: Productivity Tips
“Imagine a life with less. Less stuff, less clutter, less stress and debt, and discontent. A life with fewer distractions. Now imagine a life with more. More time. More meaningful relationships. More growth, and contribution and contentment.” – Ryan Nicodemus: The Minimalist