In a society bent towards consumerism, minimalism is counter-cultural. It uproots assumptions and challenges behaviors we’ve learned from others. It can be scary and mysterious—most new things are.
Sitatet er hentet fra artikkelen “10 Common Objections to Minimalism“.
Unfortunately, keeping a bad purchase doesn’t make it a better purchase.
Rydd ut rælet! Hentet fra unclutterer.com.
KØB IKKE MERE OPBEVARINGSPLADS. Det er svindel og humbug. Det giver ikke mere plads. Men optager mere plads. Giver mere trang til at købe mere, tror jeg. For nu har man jo mere plads til at fylde i.
En viktig påminnelse fra Fru Langsom på Slow Living.
The hot tub was supposed to help with the stress, but it was just more stuff.
En personlig, men likevel allmenngyldig fortelling fra Leah McClellan om å falle ned i “the rabbit hole called stuff”.
Decluttering is a waste of time if you simply replace the old stuff with new. You’ll need to begin by slowing the flow of things entering your home. Determine today to buy less.
En liten påminnelse fra Colleen Madsen i et gjesteinnlegg på Becoming Minimalist.
Setting the phone facedown on the kitchen table, I hoisted my son up in the air and stepped outside to enjoy the mid-summer evening air.
As soon as I sat down with him on our back porch, I noticed a beautiful cumulus cloud formation in the sky. Instantly, I wanted to capture it, but my phone wasn’t with me.
Kjenner vi oss igjen, eller? Herlig gjesteinnlegg på Becoming Minimalist om hvordan Jeff Goins lærte å slippe taket så han kunne være tilstede med sønnen sin.
Take the time to think about what you love to do. Why aren’t you doing more of it? If the answer is “money,” then it might be time to evaluate what you can do to reduce the way money seems to be running your life. And often, the first step is to de-clutter and get rid of some of that stuff that’s dragging you down.
Fra The Everyday Minimalist.
Ask yourself one simple question when choosing whether to keep something: “If I lost it by mistake, would I really care – or even be glad?” (Cassie T)
Dagens rydde-tips fra Slow Your Home.