Photo Credit: Daniel Pohl

When I started my journey into minimalism earlier this year, I tore my life apart. Everything in it came under extreme scrutiny. Every item and every responsibility sat in an interrogation room across the table from me.

“Tell me Facebook, what value are you bringing to my life? …

Photo Credit: Daniel Pohl

It was 7:30 on a Friday night when I walked into Publix to buy dinner for my girlfriend and myself. While walking through the coffee aisle toward the meat section, I stopped in front of the coffee mugs. I started to wonder, did one of these coffee mugs define my…

Photo Credit: Daniel Pohl

This is the story about the best muffin I’ve ever had and how it reminded me to enjoy the simple things.

It was 9:40 in the morning, and I was standing in line at Island Roasters, a local coffee shop in New Smyrna Beach. It’s a scene that repeats every…

Photo Credit: Daniel Pohl

I remember looking over the scattered remnants of my past. Cardboard boxes that were full of clutter and dust. Things I’d collected for years yet never used. There were toys, collectibles, coffee mugs, out-of-date technology, along with an assortment of this, that, and everything else. A single thought went through…

“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” -Socrates

What do you need in your life to be happy? That is a question you can ask all 7.8 billion people and get 7.8 billion answers. Some would give…

It’s About More Than Letting Go.

Photo Credit: Daniel Pohl

Minimalism is an age-old idea and a shiny new word. For some, minimalism is a new hipster lifestyle. A counter-culture way of living that started in the late 2000s. Their definition of minimalism is people being as comfortably close to homelessness as possible.

The truth is that minimalism has been…

Daniel Pohl

I am a Minimalist blogger and photographer on a journey. This blog is your invitation to join me on this journey.

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