The simplicity author and blogger discusses applying minimalism to thinking so we can focus on essential ideas.

Leo Babauta's site mnmlist is all about the importance of minimalism in today's society. His post on ideas asks the interesting question of whether there is any use in paring down thinking, in the same way people pare down possessions and certain things that they do. He lists the areas in which he has simplified his ideas, resulting in greater inspiration and enjoyment; exercise, diet, writing, work, finances, social life, etc.

I’ve dropped ideas about schedules, about programs, about loads and goals. I’m left with the simplest of ideas.

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