Not Buying These Things Anymore Changed My Life

And a step by step process on how you can transform your own life by adopting minimalism

Nayanika Saikia
Clear Yo Mind


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“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” -Will Rogers, 1879

My journey into the trend of minimalism started on an entirely different note. 2020 had been a very complicated year for me. It was not at all constant and I had soared, buoyed by my success in academics, and I had also been in the deepest rungs of despair, hopeless and bored with life.

I always place importance on letting myself mope. I believe in the balance — that you need to mope sometimes and then, you need to get off your ass. And so, after a couple of months of doing exactly that, I gave myself a pep talk one early morning and got up from the bed.

I started with washing my bedsheets and then turning towards the elephant in the room — my massive bookshelves and the dust that had accumulated on the books. And it has been a journey since then. After a year of practising minimalism in most aspects of my life, I was blown away by how much of a difference it had made. I took the reins and decided my life needed a…