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Minimalism is not a trend, but a way of life. It's a choice that makes us pay more attention to moments and people, instead of things.. It's about choosing between buying useless items all the time, and living with what really is essential. There is no logic reason to own three wood spoons when you only use one. It's about saying NO to those "just in case" items, because why do you need to have a set of plates and only wear them once a year? Minimalism is about valuing what we own, appreciate the things we buy and love, it's about going out with friends instead of staying home cleaning and ironing clothes!
The path to minimalism can be long, you do not become a minimalist in just one day, so don't get rid of all your stuff just to get them back in 2 weeks. The process takes time, everyone has their journey, their obstacles. It's a personal journey, it's something that we must really want for our lives, and not just do it because it's some kind of trend.
Why should we choose minimalism? Because is the perfect way of live, minimalism is appreciating life, is paying attention to what we really love and value, is spending money on important things, is to be able to pack up our stuff, put it in the car, and just go. It's the most accurate definition of being free.