How to Maintain a Minimalist Lifestyle
Once we've sorted through our closets, toy bins, junk drawers, and garages and sold or donated what is not needed; and after we've learned to be content with less stuff and make room for what we want from life - what comes next? How do we maintain what we've worked so hard to achieve? Today we talk about how to continually be aimed at minimalism and some of the lifestyle shifts and changes that will help keep us in the minimalist lifestyle we desire!
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Our Other Minimalism Episodes:
What the Internet has to say:
- This article from Becoming Minimalist describes ways to keep the minimalism momentum going!
What Jen+Jill have to say:
- Continue to explore new opportunities + intentional living so as to not fall into old patterns
- Take better care of your things
- Start a blog
- Start a daily habit
More from the Internet:
- This article from One Empty Shelf gives 4 tips on ways to maintain minimalism in our lives
More from Jen+Jill:
- Keep the right mindset - Look at minimalism as a way of removing the unnecessary to make way for more of the important.
- Minimalist community - find inspiration and support from others
- Continue to edit
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Did you declutter anything in quarantine? If not, how did you keep yourself busy?
- Jill - Maintenance mode - but still definitely getting rid of stuff as we can (and WORKING!)
- Jen- Worked a lot AND started a youtube channel
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