Minimalism is about intentionally choosing what you focus on to that which brings your life the most value. It’s about being conscience of what you bring into your life — including things, people, places, experiences, and commitments. Focusing time on things that are meaningful to you is an important part.
Marie Kondo's "Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" invites us to ask a simple question of our possessions: "Does this spark joy?". Understanding if something sparks joy can take patience and practice - and has taken me years (so far).
Blogging about investing hits on very personal numbers that are sometimes considered taboo to discuss. I went back and forth on whether to be anonymous for this blog before eventually opting to blog as myself.
There is a perception that minimalism means stripping possessions to the bare minimum needed to live. I find this description to be much different to what most minimalists think the term means. Here's my take on the difference between these two terms.