All in Minimalist Basics

An eco-minimalist makes decisions about their purchases, possessions, and lifestyle based on their impact on the environment. They want to protect the earth and live as lightly as possible. This post will go into further details about the different characteristics of an eco-minimalist and how you can incorporate more eco-minimalism into your own life.

An essential minimalist, also referred to as an essentialist, is someone who prefers quality over quantity in every aspect of life—and just the essentials needed for a complete life. They want to own fewer things, but they want them to be durable. Essentialist minimalists want to do less, but their actions all have purpose, efficiency, and high value.

An experiential minimalist is someone who considers experiences more valuable than possessions. A classic example is someone who saves their money to travel instead of spending it on clothes or housing. I will give more examples, and also talk about how to incorporate some aspects of this type of minimalism into your life.

Whether you’re trying to clean, simplify, downsize or reorganize, it’s best to use a system when you want to declutter. Otherwise you’ll get overwhelmed and stop in the middle. Plus if you ever have to move, you’ll be glad you decluttered in advance. i use this method frequently throughout the year—even minimalists build up clutter! Here’s how to declutter in five steps.