What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn't Spark Joy

Do socks really "spark joy?" This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was The Boxcar Children, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few belongings. I didn't realize it until I became an adult, but this book resonated with me because I've always had minimalist tendencies. Less is definitely more.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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