Here’s one person’s view of living smaller and his philosophy about it.
Everyone is motivated to live smaller for different reasons…I really like the thought that he has put into his.
I write a great deal about both living a minimalist life or “simple living”, and also survival and prepping. The question is do they go hand in hand?
With minimalism I try to keep my material possessions to a minimum, but while being prepared means that I try to maximize those things I will need if forced to live through a tragic event.
They seem to be complete opposites as with one I am saving money and the other I am spending money. So how is it possible to be both? I have asked this question many times each time I make a specific purchase after saving money through a minimalist lifestyle.
I have found the answer in the simple question… What are things worth? Or what is the value I place on the items that I purchase. For example a $23.00 windup emergency radio is worth what I paid…
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