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4 Stunning Photos That Will Make You Want To Live With Less

A closer look into Japan's extremely minimalist homes

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From The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo to hundreds of people making the switch to a simpler lifestlye, it's safe to say that minimalism is here to stay. While the movement has been making waves around the globe, it is most popular in Japan where the influence of Zen Buddhism instills the lesson of less is more to everyone. The benefits of living with less doesn't end there—it's a cheaper and more practical way of life, too. 

Getting rid of things comes easy for some, difficult for most. To inspire you to go on the journey to minimalism, take a fascinating look into the austere aesthetic of these real homes from Japan and learn how you can achieve it in your personal space with a few helpful tips: 

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