The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life. Unfortunately this book is no longer for sale. You can find one of my other books on the book page. just this week, leo babauta released a new e-book: The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life. the price is only $ (a very minimalist price). i have included the link. ‘What is a minimalist life? It’s one that is stripped of the unnecessary, to make room for that which gives you joy. It’s a removal of clutter in all its forms, leaving you.

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This book shares habauta to make life less of a struggle, to help you find contentment in a world where little exists, to instill a bit of mindfulness in an age of distractions. Enter Your Liffe Below: I found the narration robotic which took away from the content. There was an error submitting your subscription. I’m glad that works for him, but I need to be able to jot a note to myself, and it’s a lot quicker if I can grab a pen in reach, write it down, and go back to what I’m doing.

It was clear, insightful, full of inspiration and straightforward for someone who’s trying to start living a minimalist life. Be it financed cars, a super huge mortgage, thousands in student loan debt.

The text sinple pulled verbatim from the web site. Open Preview See a Problem? I have read some of his stuff….

The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life : zen habits

They provide wisdom, inspiration and direction in a simple way. Could serve as a refresher, but fails to address why people are possessed by consumerism which is often underpinned babahta anxiety or insecurity which are fair more complicated issues than Badly edited and references are perishable. Getting rid of stuff is excellent, but his example comes across as extreme, obsessive, and seems quite unpleasant.


Jan 30, Ludmilla Veloso rated it liked it. Minimaliwt no, doing it in some sticky note program on the computer is not just as good.

The effects were remarkable: Basically the same things that Zen Habits aims for overall: But other than that, I think that this book is a good way to get started with minimalism, and it’s a good motivating tool. Automatic actions that have become so deeply programmed into our lives that we don’t have the chance to stop and ask ourselves a very important question: Not new, but good advice. I recommend reading this book either if ,eo are on the journey to a more minimalistic life or if you a so called minimalist already!

The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life by Leo Babauta

It’s easy to maintain and restful to look guidd. What I most like about him is that he does not prescribe what minimalism is, instead he indicates that lifes much easier without unecessary items that may vary. Go for Marie Kondo or The Minimalists. The book includes chapters on decluttering, single-tasking, eliminating nonessentials, planning your day, clearing your inbox, getting motivated, cultivating compassion, boosting self-confidence, living consciously, and much more!

I wish that it had been longer and had gone into more detail. Do more with less. While excess consumption leads to bigger houses, faster cars, fancier technology, and cluttered homes, it never brings happiness.

I’d call this recommended reading for anyone who has a general, vague discomfiture with life and feels like time is passing by, yet seems to have it all. However, downloading an ebook on minimalism from a sim;le who has a large family, Tweets as his main form of e-communication and seems to have projects going on seems like taking dieting advice from the obese.

Rather than the “crash diet” approach found in other tidying up books, Jay shares simple steps to cultivate a minimalist mindset and form new habits, paving the way to lasting success.


Leo is a recognized expert in the field of productivity, and has built a large following of loyal readers with his philosophy of simple productivity. This book was written for those who want to get their lives organized and actually execute the things on their to-do list by changing existing habits.

What will have the highest impact on your life, your career? The author pushes veganism and misconstrued the complexity of bodyweight exercises. I can see how minimalism simplifies your life, making it more efficient, where you don’t waste a lot of time. The Power of Less demonstrates how to streamline your life by identifying the essential and eliminating the unnecessary – x you from everyday clutter and allowing you to focus on accomplishing the goals that can change your life for the better.

The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life

As well as just about anything Leo writes. No trivia or quizzes yet. Fill your life with joy. Oct 20, Sol rated yuide it was amazing.

Overall, I enjoyed this book because I think there was plenty of information that was helpful and valid, but I wish it would have gone deeper into the ideas behind minimalism more. Cook at home, clearly good advice. Cutting down waste, space, clothes, belongings, some of the FAQ went as far as to ask the author about whether having 6 kids was against the minimalist trend Sasaki gained true freedom, new focus, and a real sense of gratitude for everything around him. I believe it’s essential to find balance in order to live a healthy life.

Some good ideas, however. The best of the Minimalists! Get absolutely everything off your desk! In short, it will help you enjoy a simpler, happier life!