Consumerism as self-expression. How many people are actually connected to their true self, these days? I am no spiritual leader or guru, but I am pretty sure that the vast majority barely knows themselves
Walking on a white, icy path. No destination. The cold air is clearing my lungs. The
trees are bending under the sparkling snow. The sun dances through the branches
and warms my face. I feel free, no pressure, no sounds, no people.
How do you even engage with different people on zoom? I confirm my attendance and start thinking what to wear. Ok, just the upper half is visible, but I haven’t gone to any sort of event in months. Let me fantasize as if I am going out.
Black Friday can be a great trigger for this guilt even if you choose or not to buy something, sometimes is enough just to observe your friends, family and the media. So, how can we deal with it?
Being a young adult and living on your own just from your paycheck is a less common scenario these days. But there is an affordable type of solitude out there if you are completely sick of people. I am talking about going all the way and renouncing your current life.
I tried a less commercial wellness treatment that has nothing to do with face masks or cleanse juices. It started like this: completely naked, I entered into an egg shaped spaceship, that somehow was really welcoming me inside
Taking a minimalist approach to life implies that we are going to get rid of things that we don’t actually need. But it’s not just about reducing the number of our possessions, it’s about being able to emotionally detach from objects. This however doesn’t mean you can’t value them or take care of them so that they last for as long as possible.
Zara is boasting about how they are helping the planet. At the same time the Amazon rainforest is burning because of both natural causes and human impact.
We take, make and dispose. We like everything to be out of the box, quality still being associated with newness. A stain on a shirt means a new shirt, the old one being tossed in the rubbish. We keep going in a straight line. But until when?
Living with less might lead to living more. More relaxed, more peaceful, more in the present. How would you feel if you would always have enough storage space and enough money? Sounds like a good life to me.
If your closet is barely closing from all the clothes, but you still don’t have what to wear, you might want to consider decluttering and reorganizing everything. Build a mindful closet by using these guidelines: