“My problem is that I keep stuff. Even if I don’t use it, I just keep things.”
These are recent comments from friends, and I’ve heard many like these. It shows that the desire for less applies to more than just a few minimalists.
Why is it easy to acquire, and tough to let go? Our economy is based on consumption, on producing things that need to be replaced quickly. We’re taught that more is better. Yet the consequences are glossed over, whether environmental or psychological.
Do you feel weighed down by your stuff? Do you acquire things regularly or hold on to things you don’t use? What is the hardest to let go?