After a little bit of a facelift for the site over recent months I started to read through the archives and realised I had started to wander a little with some of my posts.
A little wandering can be a good thing of course but the original intention (and indeed strapline) for the blog was to bring you simpler lifestyle options to help you take some of the hassle out of life and inject more fun in.
With this in mind, today’s post is a round-up of four simplicity bloggers you really should check out if you haven’t already.
This post is of course just scratching the surface on some of the amazing blogs that are out there focused on the simplicity message but these are some of my personal favourites.
Let’s get going shall we.
Leo is a simplicity blogging superstar!
His work over at www.zenhabits.net and http://mnmlist.com/ is read by and inspires thousands and thousands of readers all around the world each and every day. His humble, honest and prolific writing is a constant source of good will, informative storytelling and also filled with practical tips you can apply to your own life.
I first stumbled upon Leo’s work via the Power of Less about 4 to 5 years ago during a period of reflection and making some changes to my own life. That book along with some others read at the time had a huge impact on me. Leo’s work has given me much ever since. One of his posts was also the inspiration for the name of this site.
Great Posts from Leo
Courtney Carver is focused on helping readers and clients simplify their lives and businesses so they can live life on purpose. As a simplicity author and speaker, Courtney talks about how you can really focus on what matters most in your life and business by eliminating the things that don’t.
Courtney believes “Your dreams are in reach. Your crazy ideas are important. You deserve to do work you love”. And she helps people get there.
Much like the other sites here, I love not only the content on Courtney’s sites but also the clean design. It is really focused on the reader and has none of the normal noise and fluff most sites these days have.
Great Posts from Courtney
- Simplify with a Change of Scenery
- They Will Think You Are Weird
- 8 Step Process to Create Ideas that Rise Up
3) Joshua Becker (http://www.becomingminimalist.com/)
A conversation with his neighbour in 2008 led Joshua and his family onto a path towards more minimalist living and intentionally living with fewer possessions. Clearing the clutter from their life and focusing instead on what truly matters to them.
Joshua’s blog is full of insightful and inspiring writing and tips to help you find your own minimalist destination (which will be different for us all).
I have even been fortunate enough to interview Joshua on this site here.
Great Posts from Joshua
- 15 Clutter Busting Routines for Any Family
- 10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism
- 9 Ways Generous People See the World Differently
4) The Minimalists (http://www.theminimalists.com/)
Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus (The Minimalists) write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for their 2 million plus readers.
Disillusioned with corporate life the two friends left behind their previous careers to become full-time authors and speakers.
Their blog is full of great posts and essays on topics including: simple living, pursuing your passion, entrepreneurship, health, relationships, personal growth, and contribution. They have also authored 7 books (and counting!).
Great Posts by The Minimalists
- Why I Quit My Six Figure Job
- 5 Ways to Create Solitude with Minimalism
- Fight Club: Tyler Durden is a Minimalist
Set aside some time with a pot of coffee and start delving into the blogs above if you haven’t already. You will not regret doing so.