I've been wearing the same pair of jeans for the last two years. No, not multiple pairs of the same style. A single pair of jeans. Only one. I wasn't always a jeans minimalist or even into clothing minimalism. Up until a couple months ago, I had spent the prior four years working in marketing for one of the largest denim brands in the world. Before my first day on the job, I remember rushing out to buy a few pairs of jeans. Soon after I started, I was told I could basically get any jeans I … [Read more...]
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One of the big myths of minimalism is that everything is black, white, and shades of gray. It's easy to make that assumption if you spend any time on Instagram. A search for "minimalism" will bring up top posts like the following (these were real top posts at the time of writing this): A post shared by MinimalWall (@minimalwall) on Jul 18, 2018 at 7:13am PDT A post shared by Blvck (@black) on Jul 18, 2018 at 11:41am PDT That second post is actually from … [Read more...]
This is probably the shortest post you'll find on the KonMari Method. It's meant to be a quick reference guide or cheat sheet that you can bookmark and come back to without having to get lost in the details in other posts. If you are looking for more info on Marie Kondo or her book, you can find it here: 9 Top Themes from “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo (Book Summary) And, if you're ready to declutter, get started here: Decluttering 101: How to Declutter Your Home … [Read more...]
Jump to a Section in the Post Below: One Thought on "Why" we should Declutter Isn't Decluttering the same as Minimalism? 5 Ways I Started My Decluttering Homework 12 Decluttering Tips, Methods & Approaches What is the Best Decluttering Method? Introduction My wife decided to take a few days off work after the July 4th holiday. She asked me what I wanted to do on those days, and I half-jokingly responded, "How about we declutter?" She said, "YES!" Now, you may not … [Read more...]
Joshua Becker is one of the most down-to-earth simple living writers out there. He’s been writing for a decade, and he’s one of the biggest names in the community online. One of the reasons he's so accessible is because he's part of a normal suburban family that lives “typical lives." Simplify is interesting because he wrote it when he was in his early thirties in 2010 — just a couple years into his minimalism transformation. By this time, he had already defined “rational minimalism” (not to … [Read more...]