10 Essential Minimalism Blogs, According To Minimalists

We love our minimalist lifestyle but we sometimes need a little help with some aspect of minimalism or another. That’s when we turn to our favorite minimalism blogs. They are a wealth of practical information and fascinating stories for every part of a simpler life.

We’ve found that even 5 minutes a day spent studying these blogs can dramatically boost our motivations and help us stay on target to a more fulfilled life. We hope that they’ll do the same for you!


Minimalism of the mind is a very useful thing. 

Mindful is the ultimate resource into learning how to live mindfully and by learning to harness your awareness as a tool to serve you – you can always be sure that you’re living in a minimalist way.

This blog is packed with practical resources and we absolutely love it. 

No Sidebar

What we really like about No Sidebar is that it offers a practical, free interactive course that helps you decide on your minimalist priorities.

It helps you quiz yourself on what really matters and helps you to focus on the good. 

And then it provides plenty of useful tips on the blog to help you get where you want to be.

Becoming Minimalist

Joshua Becker and his family have seen amazing results from their own adventures in minimalism.

In Becoming Minimalist they share what they’ve learned in all aspects of their lives that could benefit others on a similar journey.

This is a fun, friendly and energetic blog that really helps you get on track.

Simply & Fiercely

Jennifer (and her husband and daughter) enjoy their minimalist life in Australia and she focuses her efforts on how your life can be better for minimalism.

We love her personal stories which are genuinely inspiring and if you want someone to help motivate you to keep moving on your journey, Simply & Fiercely is the place to come.

Zen Habits

If anyone ought to have a cluttered life it’s Leo Babuta, father of six, vegan, blogger and runner.

Yet, instead, he keeps everything simple and it’s these efforts that led Time to nominate Zen Habits as one of the 25 best blogs, period.

If you want to learn how to apply minimalist principles to any part of your life, Leo’s got some awesome advice for you.

The Minimalists

Sometimes, we just want a laugh and The Minimalists is where we get our dose of humor along with awesome assistance on how to better our minimal lifestyle approach.

We’re not alone either, millions of people tune into this blog by Joshua Fields Milburn and Ryan Nicodemus every week because they practice what they preach and they do it so well!

Reading My Tea Leaves

Minimalism in a tiny home? Count us in!

Reading My Tea Leaves is Erin Boyle’s (and her family’s) personal account of living in just 173 square feet of space.

They live a minimalist life out of necessity because in that kind of space – there’s no room for excess. 

This is a must read blog. 

Black Minimalists

It’s good to see women of color leading the charge on a move to minimalism and this is a great resource for interviews and meetups that focus on the black experience.

This blog goes beyond minimalism to deliver insights into unschooling, black liberation and more and it does so with aplomb and intelligence on every page. Don’t miss out on Black Minimalists.

Be More With Less

Courtney Carver’s Be More With Less is more than the average blog about minimalist wardrobes – instead, it focuses on living intentionally and gratefully with chronic illness.

Minimalist principles are perfect here, because they allow Courtner to minimize stress, obligation and discomfort. 

Final Thoughts On Minimalism Blogs

We think that there’s something for everyone in these essential minimalism blogs and we love each and every blog on our list. Of course, if you really want to bring minimalism into your life, you should also check out these blogs about tiny houses.

Of course, if you’d prefer to watch rather than read you might find these TED Talks about minimalism useful. Or check out some of our favorite minimalism books here.

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