I signed up for a Netflix account because the idea of having access to so many movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere was too difficult to resist. But Netflix culture really wasn’t for me—I’m not a binge-watcher and am very picky about what I watch. Still, I kept my Netflix account in case I feel any desire to watch something.
Even before I consciously decided that I wanted to become a minimalist, I apparently have already been taking some steps to declutter my life. Here are five things I’ve done before that I was unaware was a prelude to my journey towards living minimally: