The Voluntary Life: 133 Going Minimalist

14 November 2013

133 Going Minimalist

An update on my experience of going minimalist. Topics covered:
  • The benefits of minimalism
  • How it feels getting rid of stuff
  • The downside of minimalism?
  • Some suggestions for going minimalist
Show Notes

  • It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff by Peter Walsh
  • Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

  • Listen to Episode 133


    1. I wouldn't say I'm a minimalist, but travel does open one up to the idea of getting rid of the big house and all of the stuff that comes with it. The idea of living in a few different studio or one-bedroom apartments around the world sounds better to me than living in a palace in one country.

      1. Thanks Andrew! Yes, crash pads around the world sounds great :) As renting gets easier and more convenient with sites like AirBnb, the advantages of owning anywhere are reducing so perhaps you wouldn't even need to own the crash pads to have that lifestyle.


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