Minimalist Tips – The Minimalist Survey Part 2

Minimalist Tips – The Minimalist Survey Part 2

Minimalist Tips The Minimalist Survey Series, part 2. Earlier this year I created a survey and asked readers about their experiences of minimalism. This series describes the themes in the responses, I hope you find them as interesting as I did.   I asked the question: What has been the best minimalist tip you’ve adopted ?   In response you said:   Technology – Reducing use of technology, mobile phones particularly. I...

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The minimalist e-mail inbox

The minimalist e-mail inbox

Getting a minimalist e-mail inbox is not quite as hard as it initially appears. As part of my own journey to digital minimalism, as well as physical minimalism, I spent time trying to come to terms with my e-mail inbox. It wasn’t necessarily a difficult process, more of a concerted effort to find the right process and stick with it. Here’s how digital and e-mail decluttering works for me. Please feel free to add comments at the end....

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Minimalist Interview with Enjoy Life Slowly

Minimalist Interview with Enjoy Life Slowly

I was kind enough to be invited to interview with Mark and Laura from Enjoy Life Slowly. As fellow minimalists from the UK, we talked about a huge range of subjects across the minimalist and lifestyle spectrum. In the interview we talk about: How the blog Two Less Things got its name One of the biggest challenges on the minimalist journey UK vs US minimalism and how minimalism is spreading What I was trying to achieve through the blog Some of...

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The long short summary to leading a minimalist life

The long short summary to leading a minimalist life

I sometimes forget when I talk about minimalism, and leading a minimalist life, that there are those new to this, who don’t need the details, they need a framework to wrap their journey to minimalism around. I’ve summarised some of the key areas that attracted me to minimalism, and some of the areas of my life that I simplified, before going on to make some big changes. I found that lots of small steps created the space for me to think and then...

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The Minimalist Survey

I’ve had a great deal of discussions and questioning recently about how, and importantly, why I became a Minimalist. Whilst this is interesting for those interviewing me, it doesn’t really cover the wider audience, you, and what Minimalism means to you. I’d really like to hear from you, where you are in your journey, what the positives are, and some of the challenges you face. In doing so, I’d be extremely grateful if...

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Minimalism, how to start

Minimalism, how to start

Minimalism, how to start I’m fortunate to have many readers comment and e-mail me on some of the articles I write. We discuss many aspects of adopting Minimalism, simplifying their life, concentrating on whats important, and removing the clutter from their lives. Whilst many people completely understand the concept of minimalism, appreciate the lack of clutter in their lives, and understand that life is about experiences not things, there is a...

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