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1 month ago

What's Your Opinion (AU): If you gave up most material possessions and had a minimalist lifestyle, do you think you’d be happy? Why or why not?
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Our question this week is: If you gave up most material possessions and had a minimalist lifestyle, do you think you’d be happy? Why or why not? (Minimalism is a lifestyle in which you reduce your possessions to the least possible, and live with only the bare essentials)

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l.hitchcock1234

  1 month ago
I'm not really a materialistic person so loosing these items won't do much to my happiness.
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LilacRose

  1 month ago
If other aspects of my life were going well, especially relationships, family, work and finances, then material possessions wouldn't be important.
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acintya

  1 month ago
Happier! Less mess, easy to clean and brighter my mind
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Taksidian

  1 month ago
I would npt be happy. im judt to attached to my phone and consoles and the convience they bring.
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Jonjoepio

  1 month ago
No
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possum28

  1 month ago
Absolutely I would be happy! Being part our current society is like being a drone. Every aspect of our lives is being controlled and monitored. No freedoms left. It's all about money and power..
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shuthnance

  1 month ago
I don't think it would be too bad., perhaps tough at first but you would get used to it. I think it would be quite liberating and provide the opportunity for open ended travel which is probably why I'm attracted to it. (yes I missed out on the backpacker thing when I was younger)
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rod.greenaway

  1 month ago
No, I am so used to the luxuries in my lifestyle I know I just wouldn't be content. I could reduce my standard of living, but that is different to a minimalist lifestyle with few possessions. I think we become so used to living with what we have that certain things eg the internet, tv, cars etc are to me really essential and I would be frustrated and bored without them.
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Shazzalove

  1 month ago
Honestly it will be hard.. That means all the beauty products and clothes given away .. I grew up poor which makes me feel I was left out.I can do it if I had too but I am not sure how I will feel. I was happier back when I was poor and really did want things .But was less obsessed over things. I want to look and feel pretty.. Asking a girl to throw it all out? I guess when I am older I will care less about it too...Society has broken us in my opinion.. I think women are made to feel they have to look a certain way. So throwing everything out?!!! Do I really have too? haha.
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lornet64

  1 month ago
Yes I would because I think with all the modern convenience we are more stressed then ever.
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