minimalism

Relationship Minimalism? Why Downsizing Other People Won't Make You Happy

Relationship Minimalism? Why Downsizing Other People Won't Make You Happy

According to a recent piece by Sarah Logan in The Guardian, a growing number of young people are practicing “relationship minimalism.” Inspired by home organizing coaches like Marie Kondo, these mostly urban, single adults are not only clearing their lives of excess stuff; they’re tossing out people who do not "spark joy" in their lives.

The Modern Minimalist Movement Is 'Sparking Joy,' but True Joy Is Found in God

The Modern Minimalist Movement Is 'Sparking Joy,' but True Joy Is Found in God

Remembering a memory attached to a sentimental item likely sparks joy. Marie Kondo’s method may spark joy. There’s nothing wrong with any of these sparks of joy, but they’re just that: sparks. True joy is found in God.