Length: 256 pages
Audiobook Length: 8 hours and 5 minutes
First Published: 2018
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A popular minimalist blogger and author of The More of Less shows you how to methodically turn your home into a place of peace, contentment, and purposeful living.
One of today’s most influential minimalist advocates takes us on a decluttering tour of our own houses and apartments, showing us how to decide what to get rid of and what to keep. He both offers practical guidelines for simplifying our lifestyle at home and addresses underlying issues that contribute to over-accumulation in the first place. The purpose is not just to create a more inviting living space. It’s also to turn our life’s HQ–our home–into a launching pad for a more fulfilling and productive life in the world.
Quotes from The Minimalist Home
In our overcrowded homes today, most possessions are not truly “belongings.” They are only distracting us from the things that do belong.
A home that is filled with only the things you love and use will be a home that you love to use.
It feels better to do stuff than to have stuff.
Never organize what you can discard.
We come to a point where we realize there is more to life than what the world is peddling. We admit we have foolishly bought what the world is selling—and our lives are still empty. Possessions have not bought happiness.
About Joshua Becker
Joshua Becker is a minimalist author and blogger. He is the founder of Becoming Minimalist and the author of Simplify, The Minimalist Home, The More of Less and Clutterfree with Kids. He currently lives in Peoria, Arizona, with his wife and kids.