EP280: Am I a Minimalist Because I'm Surrounded By MAXIMALISTS? with Melissa Risenhoover

Minimalist Moms

31-05-2023 • 27 mins

If you’ve been pursuing a minimalist lifestyle for awhile now, have you ever thought to yourself, “Am I a minimalist because I’m surrounded by maximalists?” In other words, am I able to enjoy the lavishness of someone else’s lifestyle without having to live that way in my day-to-day? The thought crossed my mind a few years back and I knew I wanted to discuss the idea on a future episode. Joining me for this conversation is Melissa Risenhoover. Fun fact about this episode: Melissa and I actually recorded at the beginning of 2021. We put the release date on hold due to Melissa’s move to Shanghai. When I finally went back to look for the recording, I thought I had lost it only to discover it last week on an old computer. After listening back, I knew this was a sentiment I wanted to share with all of you. There isn’t necessarily a conclusion we come to during the conversation, I do believe it’s something each person must conclude for themselves. If anything, I hope this dialogue gives you something to think about as you process why minimalism is important to you and your family.


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