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1. Choosing quality over quantity. Weed out possessions, people, or thoughts that don’t serve you and focus on what adds value to your life.
2. Being responsible (financially and otherwise) so you have the freedom and fluidity to live to your values and remove yourself from unhealthy situations.
3. Being curious about every opportunity offered to you.
4. Discipline. It’s simple and hard at the same time, but so worth it.
5. Having nothing to lose.
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To live a simple lifestyle, you’ll need a simple living space. Focus on keeping things that you value deeply, and toss things that you don’t need any longer.
If there is something in your life that you don’t love, change it. Cutting out the things that aren’t serving you is the first step for creating the life you want.
An exercise that really helps is to write down what an ideal day would look like for you in five years time. Then work toward that goal.
Going minimalist also means spending time with only the people you want to spend time with and focusing your social time on people who lifted you up.
Minimalism is not about what you own. It’s about reducing the things in your life that aren’t providing value, so you can have more space for the things that truly matter.
Minimalist could be about silencing the noise of an increasingly loud world, about calming the millions of thoughts that flow through my monkey mind and giving yourself permission to slow down and take a breath.
In part, the new minimalism is a kind of cultural aftershock of the 2008 housing crisis and banking collapse. At the same time, minimalism has become an increasingly aspirational and deluxe way ...
Many people have minimalism forced upon them by circumstance. Poverty and trauma can make frivolous possessions seem like a lifeline instead of a burden.
Although many of today's gurus insist that minimalism is useful regardless of income, they target the affluent. The focus on self-improvement is more about accumulation.
True minimalism is not about throwing things out, but about challenging your beliefs in an attempt to engage with ideas as they are, to not shy away from reality or its lack of answers.
Underneath the vision of “less” is a mode of living that heightens the miracle of human presence.