Tiny steps for the beginner minimalist - Deepstash

Tiny steps for the beginner minimalist

  • Make a list of all the reasons you want to live more simply.
  • Walk through your home with a box and fill it with duplicates. Fill the box & put it out of sight for 30 days.
  • Declare a clutter-free zone and use it as inspiration to live with less. If you enjoy it, expand the zone a little bit each day.
  • Travel lightly. The next time you take a trip, pack for 1/2 the time.
  • Dress with Less.
  • Save $1000. An emergency fund simplifies everything. Money for emergencies reduces stress and emergencies.

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1. Write it down

Make a list of all the reasons you want to live more simply.

  • If you are sick of debt collectors, write it down.
  • Mad that you never get any time with your kids? Write it down.
  • To stressed out to sleep at night? Put it on paper.
  • Want to fire your boss? Yep, write that down too.

These are your whys and your whys will provide great leverage when you think it’s too hard to keep going. Your whys will help you remember what matters.

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Beginner's guide to minimalism

In today's fast paced consumerist lifestyle, minimalism and cutting down seems to be the only way out of the clutter and business. But it can be confusing at times on how to get started. We have accumulated thousands of stuffs and digital clutter. It is best to start with something small. These tips will help you get started.

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Identify what matters to you

Managing your finances and budgeting is all about removing the unnecessary so that only the essentials remain, similar to minimalism.

Other than financial necessities, in order to easily manage our finances, we must identify the purchases that matter to us because it's easier to let go of the things that don't.

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