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Getting rid of stuff can be quite liberating. Much of this process is about deciding who you are and who you’re not going to be.
You can’t move forward when you’re trying to keep a foot in every door.
Many people have minimalism forced upon them by circumstance. Poverty and trauma can make frivolous possessions seem like a lifeline instead of a burden.
Although many of today's gurus insist that minimalism is useful regardless of income, they target the affluent. The focus on self-improvement is more about accumulation.