Let It Be 68: Minimalism vs ‘Things’

Brooke and I both consider ourselves minimalists … but what does that even mean today in a world where minimalism is more an aesthetic than a mindset?

In this episode we talk about our frustrations with the ‘rules’ that have cropped up around minimalism and why it doesn’t serve the movement to point fingers and tell people they’re not ‘doing it right’.

We then share a few of our favourite things in an attempt to push back at the idea that minimalism is even about things in the first place!

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