"Love people, use things. Because the other way around never works." - The Minimalists
I love stuff. I love going to the shops and checking out what's new in store. It's a buzz. A temporary high. An attempt to fill some sort of hypothetical void in my living space, wardrobe, or life.
But what that tangible consumption is doing is adding absolutely no value to my existence. Cluttering my world with meaningless junk, meaningless goals, and meaningless thoughts as a result of what society is telling me what my life should be like.
After watching the Netflix documentary Minimalism I am beginning to reevaluate my consumption of products, my thoughts, and what success really means to me. You may think when one refers to minimalist living they are suggesting you throw out all of your crap and live with nothing. But it's so much deeper than that.
It's about analysing your relationships, your job, your possessions, and what you really want out of life. Where does the true meaning to your life really lie? I can tell you one thing, it's certainly not in what you own. Think about it.Read More