032: Rachel Jonat – Minimalism: Who Needs It?

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Episode 032 – Rachel Jonat – Minimalism: Who Needs It?

Rachel Jonat is the writer behind the highly successful Minimalist Mom blog. Before picking up the pen as a career, Rachel sharpened her simple living skills while training and racing internationally as a rower. After multiple cross country moves, and many trans-Atlantic flights with bags below the weight limit, she retired from the sport after winning a World Championship bronze medal.

Rachel’s books include Do Less (Adams Media 2014) and The Minimalist Mom: How to Simply Parent Your Baby (Adams Media 2016). She is a sought after simplifying expert and has been featured on radio and television.

Currently residing in Vancouver, Canada, Rachel has lived in Seattle, London, Ontario, Victoria, BC and the Isle of Man. She is a mother of three boys and loves brunch and tiny houses. You can get more tips about simplifying as a family and read about Rachel’s own downsizing and minimalist journey at theminimalistmom.com.

Big Ideas talked about during the episode

  • Why the f#&^ should I get rid if my stuff?!
  • How to get started as a minimalist
  • How many throw cushions does one household need?!
  • How simplifying your life can save you $$$.
  • How to live simply while raising a family

Resources and Links

Rachel’s books

The Minimalist Mom blog

Rachel on Twitter

Revolution Health in Vancouver, BC