You’ve cleared the clutter, dumped the junk, ditched the rubbish in your home.
Minimalism isn’t just about stuff. When we take our first steps on the minimalist path, it seems all about consumerism, saying no to all the stuff we thought we needed but really don’t, and finding the space between the lines.
Minimalism: The space between the lines.
It’s a good place to start, but once the junk is gone, and the habit of unnecessarily buying replacements is dead, it becomes glaringly clear that often our actual lives need simplifying too.
Sometimes we’re doing too many activities. We’re spreading our talents too thin, trying to be experts in a number of fields, struggling to be interested in everything.
Other times we find we’re stretched too thin by others.
Our partners need us, our kids need us, our ageing parents need us, and we’re meant to fit it…