Dec. 29, 2020

How to Become a Minimalist Digital Nomad

How to Become a Minimalist Digital Nomad

The mainstream perceives a minimalist lifestyle as "extreme" - but is it? Today's podcast explores how the conscious choice to own as little as possible can be the ultimate path to freedom. Learn how to overcome the three main blocks to becoming a minimalist digital nomad and five tips for more freedom in 2021.


The mainstream perceives a minimalist lifestyle as "extreme" - but is it? Today's podcast explores how the conscious choice to own as little as possible can be the ultimate path to freedom.

 

Learn how to overcome the three main blocks to becoming a minimalist digital nomad: (1) the decision to sell your stuff and let go of some material possessions, (2) the logistics of what to do with your stuff, and (3) what it means for your future life plan.  

 

Bonus: At the end of this episode, get five tips on becoming more of a minimalist in 2021 to make room for a life of more freedom and travel. 

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • What is a minimalist? 
  • What is the difference between a minimalist and an extreme minimalist? 
  • What are the benefits of adopting a minimalist lifestyle? 
  • How do you become a minimalist? 
  • 5 tips for becoming more minimalist in 2021

 

QUOTES: 

  • Cal Newport: “Being unreasonable is a reasonably good way to make your life more interesting.” 
  • Robert Greene: “The time you are alive is the only real possession you have. Everything else can be taken away from you. You can give it away or you can make it your own. You can make each moment count.” 
  • James Clear: "You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems."

 

SHOW NOTES & RESOURCES: 

 

Two things all digital nomads, remote workers, and world travelers need: 

 

SHOUT OUTS: 

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Kristin Wilson

Host of Badass Digital Nomads and YouTube's Traveling with Kristin

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad and location-independent entrepreneur who has lived and worked across 60 countries in 20 years. Since founding a fully-remote, international relocation company in 2011, she has helped more than 1,000 people retire or live abroad in 35 countries. Today, she helps aspiring remote workers, digital nomads, and expats achieve their lifestyle goals through her YouTube channel (Traveling with Kristin) and podcast, Badass Digital Nomads.
 
Kristin is a Top Writer on Medium and Quora in the topics of business, travel, technology, life, productivity, digital nomads, and location independence. She has been featured on The Today Show, Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN, The New York Times, WSJ, Huffpost, HGTV’s House Hunters International, and more.