I know what you’re thinking: don’t I want less? And the answer is yes, there are probably a lot of things you want less of, like stuff, laundry, meetings and notifications on your phone. You might want less arguing and less whining from your kids. Essentialism and minimalism are about clearing the clutter, both literal and mental, from your life. And I know all about wanting less! I have spent a lot of time figuring out how to get less craziness in my life.
However, for me the pursuit of less is related to the pursuit of more. [Read more…]