You Own Your Money… It Doesn't Have to Own You

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: For the past several years, I have been writing about the importance of finding simplicity in life... about aligning our lives with our greatest passions. The possession of money is not contrary to a simplified life, but a simplified life is not possible if money possesses…

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How to Stop Letting Advertisers Control Your Life

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: The idea living a simple, organized life is incredibly complicated these days by modern propaganda. Commercials and advertisements work tirelessly to convince us that products manufactured on assembly lines will make us insanely happy. But in reality they make us more insane than happy. The goal of Madison Avenue is to increase…

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Downsizing Your Home, Downsizing Your Life

The following post is from Elvie of Elvie's Essentials: When situations turned and we had to move, I was faced with downsizing. We had to leave out 3-story home in the country for an apartment in the city. Then, a couple years later we had to downsize again to a single-floor home. After 10 years…

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Minimalism Our Way

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: In May 2008, my family of four decided to become minimalist. And since then, we have been on a journey to define what that means. We live in suburbia. We have two small children. We are active in our community. We love to entertain and show…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Joshua Becker

Each week we run an interview as part of our “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of…” series. The interviewees share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email at [email protected] and I’ll…

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