Striving for less (stuff)
“Returning to the UK more than six years ago after spending 20+ years in Colombia was a great opportunity to get rid of a lot of stuff. When you have to fit your entire life in 2 suitcases you quickly learn to prioritise. While saying good-bye to my family I felt light (the bags were really heavy though), fresh and resourceful. I had myself + 2 suitcases and it was enough…

… A year ago I came across a guy named Dave and the 100 thing challenge, his way to personalise his efforts to fight consumerism and “live a life of simplicity, characterised by joyfulness and thoughtfulness”. Dave has been inspiring hundreds of people around the world to reduce (the amount of stuff you have), refuse (to buy more stuff) and rejig (your priorities)…”

Read the whole blog… 1st September 2011 by Calu for The Otesha Project