We fill our lives with so many junk that there are now more self-storage facilities in the United States than McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, Starbucks, and Wal-Mart combined.It’s around 50,000 storage complex..
Important reason: It’s overloaded. And all of that often brings much more stress than joy.
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Big picture: In history, so many things have never been affordable to so many people. It’s never been easier to swipe a card or click a button to wait for an Amazon truck to arrive. And in history, Americans have never had a big house or storehouse to keep everything.
Here are some great statistics: The United States has 3.1% of the world’s children, but buys 40% of the world’s toys. For each time magazine..
Anthropologist Anthropologist at the University of Connecticut, who studies why we have so many things, said:
He said it was “also the difficulty we experience in easily breaking relationships with many of our possessions.”
Conclusion: Just don’t throw it away. There are many ways to sell or donate your stuff.
Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizational consultant and writer who popularized the minimalist KonMari Here’s how to get rid of Netflix:
“This is a very strange phenomenon, but if we reduce what we own and essentially” detoxify “the house, it also has a detoxifying effect on our bodies. “
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