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Zoe McKey

The Art of Minimalism

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    nothing is perfect, nothing is finished, and nothing lasts
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    The problem is not the problem. Your attitude to the problem is the problem
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    wabi" means simplicity.
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    The goal is to create a practical environment where you surround yourself with the things you love
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    The four methods are the following:
    The Japanese KonMari method
    The Japanese Wabi-sabi method
    The Swedish Lagom lifestyle
    The Danish Hygge lifestyle
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    Burroughs’ research concluded that the differences in life satisfaction between more and less materialistic people are not that extreme. "Material things are neither bad nor good," Burroughs says. "It is the role and status they are accorded in one's life that can be problematic."
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    Interestingly, those who have low materialistic and high social values, or low social and high materialistic values, and those who have low expectations in both areas reported similar signs of unhappiness than those who had high value expectations in both areas, but they had lower levels of stress.
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    Because consumption today isn’t simply about buying the things you need and a few things that you don’t need, but like. It is about buying for the sake of buying. People try to define themselves through the things they buy. They think consumption excess gives them status, respect, and ultimately, emotional bonding. Research by psychologist Marsha Richins, PhD, proves that people have unrealistic expectations of what objects can do for them. "They think that having these things is going to change their lives,” Richins says.
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