The Difference Between FIRE and Minimalism – And Why I’m Doing Neither…

difference between FIRE and minimalism

Are you unfulfilled in life? Do you ever just stop, stare blankly into the distance and wonder, “What the heck am I doing with my life?” Don’t be discouraged, you’re not alone. I think we’ve all had these feeling at times – even those of us that seem to have everything together (I’ll even admit it…I’ve asked myself this question many times!)!

And from this common feeling, people will often respond in one of three ways:

They distract themselves by buying a whole bunch of stuff – hoping that each on of those little “highs” will make them happy (ie. Materialism) They’ll start working themselves to death trying to retire early and travel the world like many other 30-somethings are doing today (ie. FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early) Or, they’ll go an entirely different direction and start selling off all their stuff – living with less to hopefully . . . → Read More: The Difference Between FIRE and Minimalism – And Why I’m Doing Neither…