Minimalism Defined



Minimalism is a life style choice which sets out to enhance family life, relationships and personal spirituality by revealing the essence and essentials of daily life through eliminating all non-essential forms, features, concepts, actions, views or possessions.

 
Minimalism is a tool.  It is an attitude, a state of mind, a new perception, the rewards of which manifest not only in the physical world but also in the mental and spiritual realm.
 
 
 
Minimalism is Simplicity, freedom from indoctrinated mindsets, freedom from conformity.
Minimalism is clarity of thought, focus, direction and purpose.
Minimalism is intentional and seeks to nourish things of real worth, things we hold precious.
Minimalism is the sword that divides Needs from Wants.
Minimalism is both material and conceptual, enabling physical and mental purging and purification.
Minimalism seeks to abridge life transforming it from superficial & trivial, to intimate & meaningful.
Minimalism slows life's pace, it re-establishes priorities and makes REAL relationships possible.
Minimalism is a guiding conscience, a moral compass, a daily affirmation.
Minimalism disengages the superficial but promotes the essential.
Minimalism breaks the constraints of consumerism and releases us from the need to possess.
Minimalism declutters the mind and destresses the body.
Minimalism is Tranquillity, lightness of thought, inner peace, and it is totally achievable.
Minimalism recognises obligations & commitments but seeks to separate the wheat from the chaff.
 
 
Minimalism is not about popular blogs, websites or personal fame.
Minimalism does not recognise selfish desires, other than for the purpose of their purging.
Minimalism is not about a FREE ride, don't expect others to fund a life of freedom for you.
Minimalism is not about networking or an expanding group of superficial online friends.