What Does Minimalism Mean to You? Hint: There Isn’t Just One Way.

What does minimalism mean to you? It means something different to everyone. There is no right or wrong way with minimalism and there isn’t just one way: you can tailor it to suit your life. It should fit you, rather than the other way round.

What it doesn’t mean to me:

  • Getting rid of everything
  • Living in an austere home
  • Having no belongings
  • Having no home comforts
  • Blank walls
  • A feeling of lack

What it does mean to me:

  • Quality over quantity – in all aspects of life
  • Living with less because I choose to
  • Surrounding myself with just the things I love, need, use, and appreciate
  • Not being materialistic
  • A feeling of plenty
  • A cosy, warm ‘hygge’ home
  • Gratitude for everything I have in my life
  • Saving money – no more reckless spending on stuff we don’t need
  • Less overall consumption to help the planet

Do you consider yourself a minimalist, or do you prefer to keep your stuff and just make sure it’s tidy and organised? Please let me know in the comments, I’d love to know your thoughts.


Suggested reading: How Many Life Hours Has Your Stuff Cost You?

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4 thoughts on “What Does Minimalism Mean to You? Hint: There Isn’t Just One Way.

    1. Gill Myers says:

      Thanks, glad you appreciate our site. 🙂
      With regards to discarding stuff, there are many ways to come to terms with it – let us know if you need any help. Gill xx

  1. I love the idea of minimalism. I hate clutter and I hate living in it. I always think that a cluttered house is a result of a cluttered mind. It’s much better to live the minimalist lifestyle and not keep consuming things just for the sake of it.

    1. Gill Myers says:

      Absolutely agree, Keith – and so much better for the planet, too!

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