Posts filed under “Money”

How I’m living a millionaire’s lifestyle and how you can too

rss | t | f | g+ The breeze is running through your hair. It smells so sweet and fresh. The sound of the sea waves parting under the boat is regular and calming. The sun is setting over the mountains and the sky is tinged in a deep pink and orange. You take a deep breath and there is just [...]

Christmas Challenge Week 1 Review – Minimal Money

Wow, so we’ve come to is the end of the first week of Minimal Student’s Christmas Challenge. I chose money as the theme of this week, because I thought it would be appropriate considering it’s something a lot of people are thinking about during this time of year. I’ve received a lot of emails and [...]

Minimalist Christmas Countdown Challenge

Christmas is approaching fast. November is coming to an end and people have already started shopping for presents, things to decorate their houses with and even for food. I get a lot of questions asking me my opinion about Christmas. Of course, I enjoy it as much as the next person, and I have some [...]

minimalism 101

I’m very happy to announce that this week, I was featured in the UK The Times newspaper magazine. It’s the biggest thing I’ve ever done in my short lifetime, and it’s incredibly humbling to realize that there are people who will listen to someone like me has to say. So, with honor, I would like [...]

How to create memories that will make you smile for a long long while

Part of being minimalist is being frugal. But not frugal in the way that you don’t spend money on anything. On the contrary, a lot of minimalist spend a lot of money. Some love minimalist design, and would splash out on modern minimalist furniture. But there’s also a different kind of minimalist, one that likes [...]

3 reasons to reduce your life overhead

For some it’s a simple question. Do you know how much your life costs? I’m not asking how much your life is worth, of course the answer to that is that it’s priceless. But how much does it cost? For businesses, this is a very important question. As individuals, we may not have the responsibility [...]

My Minimalist Wardrobe

After receiving quite a few comments and emails over the past few months asking me about my minimalistic habits I’ve decided to start a new series called ‘My Minimalist…’ which details particular minimalist aspects of my life, such as what does my room look like? What do I like to eat? What’s in my wardrobe? Of [...]

Birthday

Last night, I stayed up until past midnight, meditating. I wanted to be fully aware and mindful when the clock struck twelve because today, is my birthday. I don’t know what it is about birthdays, but lately I’ve can’t help but feel melancholic whenever I think about them. Not that I’m old, far from it, [...]

A Student’s Guide to a Minimalist Diet in 5 Steps

what is a minimalist’s diet? True to the minimalist mind-set, a MD (Minimalist Diet) is about reducing food down to what is essential. Although I refer to it as a diet here, in this case I mean diet in the case of ‘a way of eating’ or a long-term lifestyle, not a fad diet that [...]

5 Ways to Just Spend Less

For Halloween, a friend of mine spent £30 (about $50) on a costume for one night. I wondered how can you spend so much money for something that has no lasting value? I could literally think of a hundred better ways to spend even half that amount. It made me step back and look at [...]