Minimalism is the thing that gets us past the things so we can make room for life's most important things—which actually aren't things at all.
At age 30, best friends Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus walked away from their six-figure corporate careers, jettisoned most of their material possessions, and started focusing on what's truly important.
In their debut book, Joshua & Ryan, authors of the popular website The Minimalists, explore their troubled pasts and descent into depression. Though they had achieved the American Dream, they worked ridiculous hours, wastefully spent money, and lived paycheck to paycheck. Instead of discovering their passions, they pacified themselves with ephemeral indulgences—which only led to more debt, depression, and discontent.
After a pair of life-changing events, Joshua & Ryan discovered minimalism, allowing them to eliminate their excess material things so they could focus on life's most important "things": health, relationships, passion, growth, and contribution.
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I liked their documentary film on Netflix, and this book has some stories not on the film. This book does not have many contents like others but, just relax and read, then you will find out what they want to deliver. Plus, I believe that one book cannot change a person’s life in a day, so no need to be dissapointed after reading this. I still strongly recommend to those having city life, feeling overwelmed by something, but don’t know what that is.
I took my time to read this, and it took me on a journey. It has opened my eyes to what is important in life for me and I can't wait to apply this new lens to everything I do in life
I liked their movie on Netflix so got the book. I totally agree with the minamilist philosophy but I regret the wasted time and $. Don’t bother !