When Amy and I first learned about minimalism, it felt intimidating. Looking back, I realize it didn’t need to be—and hopefully these minimalism tips for beginners will be helpful to anyone who feels that way.
Whether you’re a beginner to minimalism or in the midst of decluttering, it’s common to feel like the process is an overwhelming project that never ends. That was certainly the case when we first started on our minimizing journey several years ago.
What we found was minimizing got easier with time, and all the hard work was absolutely worthwhile.
Embracing minimalism principles in our lives was what enabled us to create the space—physically, mentally, financially and temporally—to do more of what mattered to us. To this day, minimalism continues to be a driving part of the framework we use to do more of what matters to us. [Read more…]