All tagged minimalist lifestyle

A minimalist person is often described as someone who wants a simpler life. But I’d like to expand on that definition, because as a minimalist I actually prefer things to be easy over being simple. Either way, for me, minimalism is about letting go of anything that takes your time, space, energy, and money away from what’s really important. It allows you to focus down on the most important people, things, and ideas in your life.

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.

If you are a minimalist or have one in your life, holiday gift-giving can be a sticky wicket. Whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, here’s a guide to maneuver through the holidays with (hopefully) less drama around gift-giving. I also have a list of the 13 best gifts for minimalists.