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Essential: Essays by The Minimalists Paperback – May 1, 2015
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The Minimalists--Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus--are bestselling authors and international speakers who write and speak about living a meaningful life with less stuff. Their books include Essential: Essays by The Minimalists, Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life, As a Decade Fades: A Novel, and Everything That Remains: A Memoir. They have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Times, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Vancouver Sun, Village Voice, LA Weekly, and many other outlets. Visit the authors online at TheMinimalists.com.
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I've read a lot of books in my life but this one was the right timing for me.
Great job guys!
These essays are filled with personal anecdotes that ring as authentic. Much of the advice makes you shift your perspective on something you always thought you knew, but now you can truly see the cost of the way you've been living your life until now. The tips and advice are not easy, but they are simple. And they are things that you can start doing today to change your life for the better.
This collection of essays is an "easy" read, (I read through it in a 24-hour period,) but don't let that fool you. It is full of big ideas -- ideas that you can chew on for a lifetime. These writers may be young, and their writing style is still developing, but take it for what it is and enjoy their enthusiasm and down-to-earth language. If your tastes run more towards high-brow literary works, you might want to stick with Thoreau. To be honest, much of the content can be found on The Minimalists blog, but I didn't mind a bit, nor did I feel cheated, as that is what I expected. It is nice to have these essays put together in book form. I am seriously considering getting some hard copies to give away to friends.
This book found me through a podcast and as I was searching in my journey for something more, I quickly learned it was something less that my soul, house, bank accounts, family and relationships needed.
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The author goes direct to the point.
Minimalism in all parts of your life.
I'll probably read ir again!!!!