What exactly is minimalism? How can it be beneficial in this day and age? "Simple Living: The Beginners Guide to Minimalism" will explain all of that and more. It can be difficult to make the transition to a more simplified lifestyle as the trappings of the materialistic lifestyle are extremely strong but with this book as a guide, it is all pretty easy to do. The main aim that the author has is to show how minimalism is the way to live a happier, healthier life.