Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.


My desire with each Weekend Reads is to provide you with articles and posts that encourage simplicity and minimalist living. Below, you will find links to blog posts and news stories that I hand-picked over the last couple weeks. I hope you find inspiration and practical help inside them.

That is my goal on Becoming Minimalist: to intentionally promote simplicity in a world that needs to hear it.

My Family’s Clutter Was Stressing Me Out So I’ve Got Rid of 1,000 Things From My Home | Daily Mail by Siofra Brennan. A mom first began adopting minimalism 10 years ago after finding herself ‘overwhelmed’ with the clutter in her house.

Get Rid of Your Books | Slate by Dorie Chevlen. Couldn’t you use a little extra space?

Simple Living Tips For Everyone | No Sidebar. This journey about a simpler lifestyle isn’t about striving for perfection or rigid rules; it’s about making choices that align with your values and aspirations.

61% Of Americans Live Paycheck-To-Paycheck: Here’s The Simple Solution We’re Overlooking | Forbes by Joshua Becker. More money often just leads to more spending. The real, often overlooked solution most of are missing? Spend less.

Minimalism: The Unexpected Path to Financial Freedom | Simple Money by Richard James. Instead of obsessing over what we don’t have, minimalism encourages us to appreciate what we do have. And in doing so, we discover that we may actually need less than we think.

17 Reasons I Love Minimalism: Less Stuff Equals More Living | The Plain Simple Life by Voureen. “I started to realise that minimalism wasn’t about deprivation or living without; rather, it was about intentionality and only having what truly made me happy.”

Recently Released Inspiring Videos

8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Simplify Your Life | YouTube by Joshua Becker. Life can be complicated, but there are steps we can take to make our lives a little easier.

You Matter to Me | YouTube by Joshua Becker. You matter to me because of the bold steps you’ve taken to pursue owning less and elevate your greatest values.

Other Resources

The Curiosity Chronicle by Sahil Bloom. Sahil publishes a free email newsletter twice/week that is focused on actionable, tactical insights that can be immediately implemented for personal development and growth. I signed up for the newsletter almost 9 months ago and really enjoy it. Maybe you will too.