When people dream of their ideal home, they probably expect to spend some serious money for it. This was not the case for Steve Areen. With just $9,000 USD and 6 weeks, he built his dream abode in Thailand.
We cherish things and accumulate them. We move them from shelf to shelf, and from home to home. The federal government estimates that a quarter of Americans with two-car garages don’t use them for automobiles. Even those without a permanent home carry their stuff around with them.
I just heard about this. I don’t have enough stuff for 40 bags. But this may help those just starting out with minimalism. -Danny
A forty day period in the spring (coinciding with the 40 days of Lent) where you focus on cleaning one area per day. In this one area you challenge yourself to declutter, simplify, decrapify, and get rid of things you don’t need. The goal is one bag a day but you can have more or less.