minimalism

The Dangers of Extreme Convenience

We live in a world brimming with convenience. It’s everywhere, and we are programmed to want it all the time. The industrial and information/telecommunications revolutions have allowed us to make leaps and bounds when it comes to increased levels of ‘convenience’ in our everyday lives. In the modern world, we have everything at our finger tips. Everything within reach. A vast array of services are just a click or call away – clothing, accomodation, food, entertainment, education, transport, communication, romance, new technologies, homewares, and almost anything else you could think of. We can talk to our friends with the tap of our thumb, or validate a stranger’s existence with a double-tap.
One could even go as far as to call it extreme convenience.
We are all so conveniently connected.

Right?

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CURATING A MINDFUL WARDROBE – Finding balance in a world of chaotic consumerism

 

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Two of my all-time favourites – a vintage Rolling Stones tee (probably older than I am) and my go-to pair of skinny jeans.

I’ve owned a lot of clothes in my time. And, like almost every single woman on the planet, my lips have formed the words that have echoed through the ages: “I have nothing to wear.” Of course, I have said these words whilst staring at a wardrobe filled to the brim with clothes. (more…)