Minimalist journey starts with deciding your approach towards the simplified Life.
Each one of us cannot apply this Minimalism theory in the same way as we all are different, our Lives are different, our professions are different and our priorities are different. Understanding your Life and the areas that need cleansing is the first thing to do. For some, Adventure is more important rather than having a Library at Home. For some, it may be traveling which is more important than owning a house. For some, it may be self-grooming rather than being a Foodie.
Start being honest with yourself about what you need and what you don’t.
List down the areas which take up most of your resources-
Is it your Wardrobe that’s sucking up most of your time and money?
Is it your bitter relationships that are stealing your peace of mind?
Is it your gadgets that are creating the clutter?
Is it your inbox that’s not letting you sleep?
Do the personal audit of what you own and what you do. When we understand whats important in life, without all the clutter and distraction, we give ourselves the time, space and liberty to pursue the passions. Get hold of your Life and look down where do you need to apply Minimalism because it’s not “just about stuff”. It’s about bringing back the sanity.
Minimalism is different for everybody. Some like to keep the wardrobe organized and clutter free, some prefer to have fewer gadgets, and other people like to weed out mind clutter and hurtful relationships. There’s no wrong or right answer.
Anyone can live like a Minimalist. You don’t have to sell everything overnight to call yourself a Minimalist. The minimal lifestyle can be applied to anything, because it’s basically simplifying, prioritizing and organizing. Overall, it reduces the impact on the environment by buying less, using less and throwing away less.
I am already on this path and if you too are willing to adapt to this lifestyle, you can call yourself a Minimalist regardless of where you are on the path. The point is to just start.
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