Seven Tips for Minimalists – Beginner’s Guide
Minimalist lifestyle has become highly popular lately. It is amazing how simple life can be when observed from the minimalist’s perspective—only highly necessary things are used in their everyday lives. When we consider it a little deeper, it really makes sense! Since many things you own don’t have a purpose, you can just throw them away and forget about them.
In some way, everyone wants to simplify his or her life as much as possible, so these tips for minimalist beginners will be helpful even if you don’t want to minimalize every corner of your life.
Apply them whenever you can, and you’ll see how beautiful simple life can be!
Think carefully about it first
Think about all the reasons why you want to live a simple life. Many parts of our lives can actually be simplified, so you should first write them down. Is it your debt or stressful nights? Is it your boss, pay, or even family relations? Write everything down. This will help you realize what you are aiming for and to remember what matters in the whole process.
Get rid of all the duplicates
Walk through your home and look for duplicates of the things you have. Take a box and fill it with them. For example, if you have two sets of the same glasses, put one of them in the box. Furthermore, if you have the same copies of books, DVDs, or any other similar items, put it in the box too. When you finish, label the box “Duplicates” and remove it from your sight for at least two weeks. If you don’t remember it in that period, donate it’s contents because you have no use for them.
Create a mess-free zone
It is not so important to have such a zone, but it is important to keep it clean and tidy. Use that mess-free zone as your future inspiration to live with fewer things. If you enjoy that zone or that place, you can expand it whenever you get the chance. It can even become a mess-free room, hallway, or even home!
Travel with ease
When people travel, they usually pack too many things for the trip. After that, they handle hard suitcases and think about all the things they’ve packed. It only becomes clear after the trip that they could have passed with half of the things in their bags. Next time, make sure that you travel with ½ of your usual luggage. If you are traveling for six days, pack for three days, and so on. Remember that you can wash clothes while on vacation, or you can wear the same thing more than once. This will help you see how easier it will be to travel with less luggage.
Dress in fewer clothes
Try to keep fewer items in your wardrobe, and by that, we mean that you keep only those clothes you wear. You should give away items you don’t use such as shoes, clothes, jewelry or other accessories because you don’t have any use for them. You will instantly notice how your life changes. For example, you will know your exact wearing combinations for every day, and your life will actually become easier in many ways! There is even a project 333, which includes dressing in only 33 items for 3 months. That can be challenging, too!
Eat similar meals every week
It is really exhausting to think over and over again about all the things you should eat every day. Instead, create a menu for every week! You should also include meals that you can use more than once, as well as ingredients you can repeat in different meals. This will make you feel relieved of hours and hours of thinking about your next meal. Of course, you can improvise in the meantime.
Create the emergency fund
This fund can simplify everything in your life. First, if you are paying off debts, you should pay only your minimum payments until you reach $1000 of your emergency fund. If you don’t have any debts, you can set money aside until you reach $1000 or $2000. Money for emergency cases can reduce stress levels and help us to think about our future differently.
You can try applying either one or even all of these tips, but one thing is for sure – you will simplify your life significantly, even more than you could imagine!
More in LifeStyle
A Look Inside Coco Prive: Where The Rich Go To Unwind
A look at Coco Prive Island Billionaires also unwind and take breaks from endless work hours to refresh their nerves, rejuvenate...March 15, 2019
Apple Teases Investors Over The Increase in iPhone XR Sales
Ever since the very first iPhones got released more than a decade ago, and in fact, it is the most popular...March 15, 2019
This Is How Kendra Scott Achieved Her Billion Dollar Business
Some people think that the key to being successful and being able to reach for your dreams is hard work, technically...March 15, 2019
Serena Williams Opens Up About Her Postpartum Depression – Here’s Her Advice to Other Mums
Williams’ Honest Revelation After the birth of Olympia, Serena Williams took to her Instagram page to talk about how inadequate she...March 8, 2019
Ken Jeong Shares a Touching Story How Bradley Cooper Helped Him While Filming The Hangover
Bradley Cooper may have dominated the headlines on the internet when he starred for A Star is Born, but he also...February 26, 2019
How To Hire The Best Employees For Your Business
With an international pool of competitive workers and employees applying and competing for your job post, finding the right employee for...February 25, 2019
Kylie Jenner Finally Breaks Her Silence Over Jordyn’s Involvement in Kardashian-Thompson Breakup
As the news of Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s shocking breakup continues to dominate the internet, it seems two more people...February 25, 2019
Tips on How to Organize Your First Office
Setting up your office for the first time can be overwhelming. Once you get an office, there’s a lot that you...February 20, 2019
Louise Redknapp is Back With a New Album For Her Solo Pop Career After 15 Years!
Despite her stunning performances in the musical production of 9 to 5 as well as being a contestant in Strictly Come...February 19, 2019