Imagine all you possessed could fit in a couple of mid-sized suitcases. How would you feel? Would it make you feel less burdened?
Concepts such as mindfulness, minimalist living, finding your life balance (Japanese Ikigai), and using your full potential etc. are some of the most talked about subjects in recent years.
The problem is that in a rapidly changing world, most of us have lost the meaning of life. We are pushed towards being modern slaves of work, mortgages (if you can have these) and the demands of ordinary living. Those who don’t have a job, become a welfare slave and that is if you are lucky enough to live in countries where such benefits are available.
According to The New York Times, the top 1 percent of the population in the United States now own more wealth than the bottom 90 percent. Is there an issue here? [Read more…]