Tag: Minimalism

Simple Living: Real Wealth Goes Wide and Not Just Deep

Financial independence and early retirement are two subjects that are impossible to avoid in the minimalism/frugality/simple living world. In fact you could spend a lot of time reading about this topic, and feel it is the only game in town. What are the other benefits of adopting a simpler, more consumption-conscious lifestyle? More time and […]

The Gospel According to Minimalism – Not to be taken literally

I came across an article entitled ‘The Oppressive Gospel of Minimalism’ on the New York Times Magazine recently. Like the real Gospels, too much preaching will turn the choir, or prevent it being formed in the first instance. As Kyle Chayka (article author) writes: It has become an ostentatious ritual of consumerist self-sacrifice; people who […]