Minimalism – Thoughts and Starting to Remove 100 Things

It has been 11 months since I started down the minimalist road, and whilst it hasn’t been a constant journey in terms of physically removing items, I truly believe that I have changed my mental attitude towards consumption of goods. I think the quote below, from The Minimalists website sums up this change:

Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important—so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and freedom. 

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Stressy stress head post with a bit of minimalism…

There has been a lot going on at the moment – I have listed my flat for sale and got an offer, work is ramping up for another big project and my sister has just had her second child. In addition a close friend is going through an awful personal situation, and training for a half marathon is eating up any remaining time (well not this week, I completely flaked out). Continue reading