Certainly there are seasons in life that require focused time and commitment. And we should never discourage working hard on things that matter. Unfortunately, however, most of us have become busy over all the wrong things and we have allowed false assumptions to drive our schedules.
Technology should make our lives easier by solving problems both at home and at work quickly and more efficiently. But if our technology is not solving specific problems for us, it is only adding to them.
Does the thought of handling every item in your home sound daunting? I hate to say it, but if it does, that’s an indication in itself that you own too much. this is why people love to change task managers, they can just throw out all the crap they were never going to do anyway
Success and excess are not the same.
Consumerism surrounds us like the air we breathe, and like air, it’s invisible. We hardly even know how much we are influenced by the philosophy that we must buy, buy, buy if we are to be happy.
Minimalism: the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from them. at least that’s what Joshua Becker says it is
We may know that we own too much stuff, but do we know what to do about it? Joshua Becker walks us through how we can have a bigger life through less stuff.