Stuffocation: Living More with Less is by the self-described trend forecaster James Wallman. The argument is simple: there is a growing body of scientific and anecdotal evidence that “stuff” does not make us happy. When we are overwhelmed by stuff we are suffocated – and therefore “stuffocated” (a portmanteau which promises much, an image of choking by relentless […]
This review is available to listen or read. This documentary first came to my attention as a suggested YouTube video, simply titled ‘Minimalism Documentary’. More accurately this is a student documentary called Thrive with Less, a title which sums up the aspirations of the six students from Michigan who chose to try simple living through “the project” of […]
This post is all about possessions and experiences that made the first month of 2017 memorable. Living minimally, intentionally, etc., is definitely not about deprivation so this is going to be a monthly way for me to chronicle the everyday things that I have found super useful and fulfilling.
instead of keeping possessions ‘on the hook’, stringing them along, promising to yourself that one day I will wear/use this, think about eventualities.