If you’ve ever gotten curious about minimalism, the name Joshua Becker might sound familiar. Becker’s Becoming Minimalist blog started as a way of sharing his own journey to minimalism and has grown to over 1000 articles, books, courses, and more. As always, Joshua is a humble evangelist for the benefit and beauty found in a life of minimalism.
In This Episode:
- How does Joshua define minimalism?
- Minimalist wardrobe tips
- There are no rules and the lifestyle is different for everyone, but there are some commonalities
- Have less so you can do more. Some things don't need to be minimal
- What's the difference between “de-clutter” and “de-own”
- Teenage minimalists: How Joshua's kids address the lifestyle
- Where should someone begin when they want to be a minimalist?
- How do you stay a minimalist?
Links and Resources:
- The Clutterfree app
- Becoming Minimalist website
- Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn
Joshua Becker is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author of The Minimalist Home, The More of Less, Clutterfree with Kids and Simplify.
He is the Founder and Editor of Becoming Minimalist, a website dedicated to intentional living visited by over 1 million readers every month. His blog was named by SUCCESS Magazine as one of the top ten personal development websites on the Internet.
He is the co-creator of Simplify Media, the parent company of Simplify Magazine and Simple Money Magazine. His online course, Uncluttered, has helped over 45,000 people declutter their homes and live a more intentional life. And his YouTube channel has over 100,000 subscribers.
He is also the Founder of The Hope Effect, a nonprofit organization changing how the world cares for orphans. Currently, he lives in Peoria, AZ with his wife and two teenage kids.
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Joshua with is books
The Becker family