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With so many extensive online selling and donation resources, there's no need to get bogged down.
Recently, during an interview with CNN, Jeff Bezos recommended Americans “consider putting off buying big ticket items they’ve been eyeing.”
Just because a thing is good doesn't mean that you need more of it. "Lagom" teaches us to appreciate that "just enough" is all we need.
«A “fulfillment wheel” is a way to measure balance across different aspects of life. Lagom is to be well-rounded and to take pleasure in that»
I don’t love the look of mismatched junk, but the mess satisfies a deeper emotional need.
«As I go about my day, folding laundry, or thinking through what needs to be done, my clutter reminds me of the people who have filled my life and, now, my apartment.»
Religion, art and politics have all led to the minimalist idea of "less is more". Dominic Lutyens explores the ideas and aesthetics behind pared-back simplicity.
It’s giving organized mess
From Thoreau to Marie Kondo, there have periodically been movements encouraging us to make do with less. Is this a healthy rejection of consumerism or a demand for bleak austerity?
The long read: From the ‘KonMari method’ to Apple’s barely-there design philosophy, we are forever being urged to declutter and simplify our lives. But does minimalism really make us any happier?
The Curmudgeonly Optimist People are sometimes confused about my personal relationship with digital communication technologies. On the one hand, I'm a
Minimalism isn't just 'owning less stuff.' It's a state of mind that's to be inhabited. Here's what it means to me.
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