11 Benefits of Minimalism

1. When you only have what you need you spend less.

2. A minimalist home is significantly less stressful because o
f less clutter.

3. The less we consume, the less damage to the environment.

4.  We have more time to focus on less materialistic things.

5. We have more money because we buy only the essentials.

6. Owning fewer possessions makes you happier because of less clutter.

7. We own the essentials so you have more time to do what you love instead of organizing and cleaning.

8. A minimalistic aesthetic and lifestyle looks attractive.

9. We are not tied down to the past with old objects because they are not essential anymore.

10. We have more opportunity for to find our inner peace and take a break from the world.

11. We are able to find things much faster.

What I’m packing for college

Incorporating minimalism into packing for college can be hard. That’s why I am writing this blog post. I will be living in New York City so I don’t quite know what to expect when I get there. I’m not certain on what I am going to need. Although I haven’t started packing, here’s what I have in my checklist so far:

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The Konmari Method

There are may ways to declutter your closet, but here is another. In one of my previous posts I taught you guys how to build a capsule wardrobe. Here, I am going to introduce you guys to a new method: The Konmari Method.

The Konmari method is a Japanese method created by tidying expert Marie Kondo. This extremely strict approach to de-cluttering is also known no-excuses elimination method. Continue reading “The Konmari Method”

The “Need”

Hi everyone! Sorry I haven’t posted in a couple weeks. I went to New York City to visit family.

Today I’m going to discuss a fairly short topic on having the “need”. As a lot of people become minimalists, people often think when decluttering “Oh I remember this, I used this in ______, oh good times” and then they keep the item. Even though they haven’t used it in years. Yes, there are some very sentimental items in my household and it was hard getting rid of some of them. Continue reading “The “Need””

The “Aesthetic”

If you’ve come across my blog, chances are, you’re looking into becoming a minimalist in some shape or form. A minimalist lifestyle is going to look different for everyone so any site you come across is  going to be different.There is no “right” way to come across minimalism.

I think the biggest misconception about minimalism is that everything is monochromatic. Continue reading “The “Aesthetic””

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe

 

Okay, first let’s start off with what a capsule wardrobe is. A capsule wardrobe is a mini closet with versatile items of clothing that you absolutely love to wear. A popular capsule wardrobe challenge is Project 333. You live for 3 months with only 33 items. These items are clothing, accessories, shoes, etc. If this is a bit of a challenge to pick and choose every item of clothing and accessory you have, then start with a 37-piece of clothing closet. These 37 items of clothing are rotated every 3 months or according to the seasons in your area.

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