Less is more, have a spiritual yard sale

We all strive to be less stressed, less taxed, less over-committed.   So, why is it that we are the ones that add more to the equation?  We are a society addicted to more — more stuff, more money, more achievements.   The irony of our desire to live simply, is that there’s nothing more we need to add.  There’s a quote in the movie Fight Club that I love, “The things you own, end up owning you.”  I think this extends beyond material possessions.  We OWN our emotions, our goals, and our responses.   And, yet, we allow them to own us much of the time.  So, I say purge what you don’t need — physical or emotional.

quote on simplifying


– Your Charmed Yogi

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5 thoughts on “Less is more, have a spiritual yard sale

  1. Thank you for a great post. As I make a transition to a new city and am packing up my life in material posssions, this is a great reminder of non-attachment to both the physical but also emotional.

  2. Pingback: Establish a stress budget, and stick to it (7 tips) | A Charmed Yogi

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