During this year, I have actually come across a few YouTube videos talking about minimalism and also the benefits of being a minimalist.
As explained by becomingminimalist.com:
“Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of everything that distracts us from it.”
With the world becoming more accessible and things can be purchased easily, we have the impulse to buy things that follow the trend or look good.
Hence we think that having more is best and that buying things equals happiness.
But its not the possession of things that brings us happiness but more of the experiences, relationships and emotions that brings us happiness.
Using the KonMari categories (clothes, books, papers, komono – miscellaneous things ranging from cleaning products to cooking spices and then sentimental items), I will go through and see what changes I can do.
I am very interested in minimalism because I find that it saves