Let me start off by saying the original Minimalism produced by Matt D'Avela is a masterpiece. It's a documentary that I frequently come back to- making it into my yearly habit of re-watching my favorites films. It just speaks on this movement of mindfulness and minimalism brilliantly with the camera angles- the interviews- the content. This paired with Marie Kondo really propelled the less is more movement that blew up on Youtube. Blew up in social circles - it sparked a lot of conversation around "stuff".
For one reason or other- I've often found that one of the easiest ways to reduce my total monthly expenses is by my variable costs. Grocery shopping and food intake can be so uniquely personal whether it's dietary restrictions- allergies, income related, or level of cooking experience. Below I'll go into 12 ways you can reduce you're total weekly/monthly expenses based off lived experience.
Let's first dive into different ways to get books during quarantine! 1) Little libraries are scattered world wide- with a take one, leave one mentality. If you are looking to declutter your pile of unwanted or unread books this is a great way to do so. And if you are on a budget- it's also a good place to find some gems for free! This is a map where you can find the nearest one to you: https://littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap/. This gives a guideline on how to use it safely during covid times: https://littlefreelibrary.org/best-practices-at-little-free-libraries-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/