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Emmy-nominated Netflix stars, podcasters, and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus help millions of people live meaningfully with less. The Minimalists have been featured in TIME, GQ, ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC, NPR, and they have spoken at Harvard, Apple, Google.

Excess Is the Birthplace of Clutter

An empty room alone cannot be cluttered; it is not until we introduce physical artifacts that our homes grow messy, slowly suffused with stuff.

Minimalism, then, is not a radical lifestyle: it is simply a way to bring balance to our lives, to organize, prioritize, and discover what is appropriate. And if something is not appropriate, then it is excess—the birthplace of clutter.

Clutter: how inappropriate.