September 27, 2023

A particular thanks to every of you for making 2022 such an pleasant 12 months right here at Turning into Minimalist. It was my fourteenth 12 months of writing on this weblog, and I’ve liked each second of it!

Whether or not you’ve got been studying all 14 years, the final 14 months, or simply the final 14 seconds, I’m glad you’re right here.

Turning into Minimalist continues to achieve folks past my wildest desires as we develop yearly in new methods. As earlier than, this development has occurred due to the help from readers such as you—thanks for serving to to unfold the inspiration.

Thanks for sharing this web site on social media and along with your family and friends. This web site exists solely due to your help all these years.

Listed below are some numeric representations of our development:

  • Turning into Minimalist was learn by over 6 million folks final 12 months.
  • Our Facebook page grew to over 2,600,000 followers.
  • In whole, we reached 150,000,000 folks final 12 months on Fb—that’s 2% of the world’s inhabitants!
  • 190,000 folks at present obtain Turning into Minimalist posts through electronic mail. Sign-up here to do the identical.
  • 200,000 folks subscribe to our quarterly journal, Simplify Magazine.
  • 7,599 new folks went via the Uncluttered Course final 12 months.
  • 65 new movies had been posted to YouTube final 12 months and subscribers grew from 217,000 to 260,000.
  • Over 30,000 folks have now used the Clutterfree App to declutter their houses.
  • And our Instagram following is now simply wanting 100k folks.

However a few of our most important successes this previous 12 months usually are not discovered within the numbers above:

In case you missed any, listed below are the highest posts on Turning into Minimalist from 2022.

Most In style Posts from 2022 (as decided by readers):

Methods to Have Extra Time and Cash. What if there was a option to have extra money and time out there in your life? There’s a answer. And it’s out there proper now, with out spending a penny (actually).

14 Causes I’ve Been In a position to Maintain Minimalism for 14 Years. Minimalism is a life-style I used to be attracted to right away and it’s a lifestyle that I proceed to pursue—even 14 years later.

How I Turned an Early Riser. Not everybody desires to be an early riser, however I at all times did. Listed below are the precise steps I took.

The Best Dialog Recommendation I Ever Acquired. Everybody desires a buddy who cares about them (selfless), who pays consideration to them (good listener), and might perceive the world and their standpoint (learner). Asking questions offers that chance.

Ten Steps to Cease Dwelling Paycheck to Paycheck. In accordance with a current research, 7 in 10 Individuals stay paycheck to paycheck. If that’s you, you aren’t alone. However it is usually in all probability not a spot the place you wish to stay.

My Private Favourite Posts from the previous 12 months:

The Praise I Most Need Mentioned at My Funeral. There are any variety of compliments I would really like mentioned at my funeral. However there’s one praise, possibly greater than any of the others, I hope will probably be mentioned of me.

The Distinction Between Busy and Non-Busy Folks. Busy has turn into the default state for many people. However is the state bettering our lives? Definitely not.

Proudly owning Much less is Higher than Pondering About Proudly owning Much less. You’ll by no means expertise the advantages of proudly owning much less by occupied with minimalism. You possibly can solely expertise them by placing the rules into apply and really proudly owning much less.

Most In style Visitor Posts in 2022:

Why Minimalism is Particularly Good for Introverts by Erica Layne. An introvert’s mind chemistry is uniquely suited to minimalism. 

Right here’s What It’s Wish to Personal Simply 134 Gadgets within the World by Charlie Brown. The common American family owns 300,000 possessions. I personal 0.05% of that quantity.

Six Issues I’ve Realized from the Amish About Dwelling Deliberately by Vannetta Chapman. What can we be taught concerning the Amish that may assist our quest to embrace minimalism? Listed below are six issues.

100 Issues I’d Say to My 18-12 months-Outdated Self About Minimalism. There may be great fact contained right here for all of us to listen to—whether or not for the primary time or the hundredth time.

Most In style Outgoing Hyperlinks from the previous 12 months:

The Swedish Philosophy of Lagom: How “Just Enough” is All You Need | Big Think by Jonny Thomson. “It’s not merely studying to ‘benefit from the easy issues,’ but in addition appreciating that typically much less actually is extra.”

Everything Must Be Paid for Twice | Raptitude by David Cain. One monetary lesson they need to train at school is that many of the issues we purchase must be paid for twice.

Minimalist Living: 14 Simple Ways To Easily Improve Your Life | The Savvy Couple by Brittany Kline. “In case you can establish even only a few areas of your life the place simplifying would provide you with noticeable advantages, then I’d say it’s time you simply dive in and get began!”

10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years | Marc and Angel Hack Life by Marc Chernoff. “If solely…” These two phrases paired collectively create one of many saddest phrases within the English language.

Most In style YouTube Movies of 2022:

8 Reasons Successful People Wear the Same Thing Every Day. In case you have ever puzzled why some profitable folks select to put on the identical outfit on a regular basis, or higher but, in case you are contemplating adopting a extra streamlined wardrobe your self, listed below are 8 convincing causes.

The Three Most Essential Habits for Living Well. There are numerous wholesome habits that enhance our lives. However I’ve discovered that after I apply simply three successfully, many of the others handle themselves.

7 Lies That Lead to a Cluttered Home. No one, when requested what they most wish to accomplish in life, responds by saying, “I simply wish to personal as a lot litter as attainable.” Proudly owning extra stuff than we want isn’t one thing folks purposefully got down to do. However someway, it occurs—regardless of being an important supply of stress in our lives.

Whether or not you’ve got been studying Turning into Minimalist for one week, one month, one 12 months or longer, thanks. This weblog owes its success to the help of its readers. Thanks for studying. And thanks for sharing these posts with others.

I stay up for an thrilling 2023. 

I’m excited to supply the Uncluttered Course once more subsequent 12 months (registration will open on January 4th for the New 12 months’s Version). I’ll additionally stay lively creating movies for YouTube and Fb and can proceed publishing Simplify Journal and Easy Cash Journal.

Along with persevering with to supply these invaluable assets, I stay up for providing some new assets this coming 12 months—together with one thing only for Skilled Declutterers/Organizers and a brand new undertaking that will probably be extra faith-based than anything I’ve created earlier than.

Little question, Turning into Minimalist will proceed to evolve and be redefined.

However this web site will at all times keep true to its core message that there’s extra pleasure to be present in proudly owning lower than can ever be present in pursuing extra. We are going to proceed to ask as many as attainable to find this fact of their lives. And I hope you’ll be part of us.