- A mindset that things do not bring happiness, and the idea and challenge that we need much less than we believe.
- A way of life focused on owning less material things, and not letting material goods hold people down.
- A movement of people focused on spending time doing things they love, rather than spending their money and time on material goods.
- An idea that people own to many things, and cutting down the clutter will make life simpler. They do not deprive themselves of material things, they try to find the perfect amount of things.
Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts from it.