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The Minimalists

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for 3 million readers. As featured on: CBS, BBC, NPR, Forbes, The Atlantic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, and National Post. They live in Missoula, Montana.

We Love to Say Hi and Buy Less

Boonaa Mohammed

We recently discovered this short TED Talk video by poet Boonaa Mohammed. It’s a great reminder to be kind and loving to others no matter the circumstances.

There are some great inadvertent nods to minimalism in his poetic speech too. A couple of our favorite minimalist quotes from this video are, “Divide my time like economics: I love to say ‘hi’ and buy less,” and “I ain’t impressed with money, cars, clothes, or fame…the trinkets of this world don’t mean a thing.”

It goes to show how minimalism goes hand in hand with loving and caring for people (and building impactful relationships). The video has a funny ending that’s worth the 4 minutes of viewing too. Enjoy.