All posts tagged: minimalism method

The Minimalists’ 21-Day Journey: Days 8 – 14

A quick review of last week is I am a digital nomad that has hoarded more than my two suitcases can hold so I am trying out a few different purging techniques. Last week’s focus of The Minimalists’ 21-Day Journey involved evaluating our personal goals & things that we own, we began making connections between the physical objects we need to fulfill our daily routine & help us accomplish these goals. This week will center on the purge phase of our unused tangibles. Day 8: Belief We begin the next week by continuing to examine our belief systems. Previously we examined facets of ourselves, like personal fears & relationships; both interpersonal connections & attachment sto objects. Today, we are supposed to look at what we think is important & why. Are they societal expectations or own ideas? Both authors have been caught up in their luxury hoodie jobs associated with Silicon Valley, they were always striving to collect collegiate degrees like Poke’mon & increase their income to the next tax bracket. The authors thought this …

The Minimalists’ 21-Day Journey: Days 1 – 7

I live simply, but I have recently gone rogue. If you are a new reader & unfamiliar with my story, I am going on my third year of working remotely abroad; or better known as a digital nomad. I travel more slowly than my other vagabond peers, but I change residence permits every few months. My life fits inside two rolling suitcases, or I try to keep it that way at least. I know I have been a bad minimalist lately. I had a few dark days where I bought things to fill the void, I gave into temptation guided by marketing teams & I know I have too much stuff lying around my flat that I am unlikely to use. Minimalism is a lifestyle change, the initial purge is typically the most difficult; but it is an ongoing project that requires constant maintenance. I wanted to share my journey while I attempt to declutter my life, try various techniques to maintain this type of lifestyle & find what works for me. The Method It …