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3 Benefits of Minimalism

Minimalism caught my attention because I found it purposeful. It helps you get rid of things that you don’t use, so that you’re surrounded by things that serve a purpose. Growing up, I found my self in houses, trailers, and apartments with basic furnishings. The backseat of our van became our couch for some time while I was in high school. It got to the point where we moved on an almost yearly basis; our few and simple pieces of furniture reflected that instability. Year by year, I learned how to let go of more material things. But when I stumbled upon Youheum’s Youtube channel Heal Your Living, I felt uncomfortable with extreme minimalism. As I watched Youheum’s video “26 Things I Don’t Buy or Own – Extreme Minimalist Frugal Living”, I wondered what it would take for me to let go of my precious hair dryer. Youheum does not own physical books, reads from an ebook reader, and does not have furniture in her living space. She does have a hammock which I think …