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The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less

Christine Platt

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Award-winning author and minimalist Christine Platt guides us through the process of letting go and living with less — with authenticity and purpose.


The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less

The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less

by Christine Platt


In an age where purchases are only a click away, it's hard to keep track of our possessions and remain mindful consumers. From Black Friday discounts and Christmas bargains to online shopping, we never seem to have enough stuff, and advertisers know it. Minimalist aesthetics, although tempting in their simplicity, often seem to follow the same boring color palettes and expensive decor.

Christina Platt is an author, African studies expert, and former lawyer who has founded her own brand of minimalism.

In The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less, Platt shares her journey from clutter and mindless consumption to authentic minimalism and explains how everyone can stay true to themselves and learn to value what really matters.

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Living with less is about being a more mindful consumer. At its core, the practice of minimalism asks us to ensure our belongings reflect our truest selves.

- Christine Platt

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