Minimalists come in so many shapes and forms. There are no hard and fast rules that dictate all of minimalism. But, there are twelve key habits that every minimalist follows.
Prioritizing what is essential, what brings them joy, or whatever they choose to keep is something every minimalist does.
You engage in constant re-assessment of what items deserve a place in your life. Items have a way of aging themselves out of relevancy in your life.
The desire to simplify may or may not exclusively be in regards to possessions. Every minimalist wants to simplify something.
Getting rid of distractions in life through simplifying your space or schedule or mind, allows you to be more focused on the present.