Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

These days, I’m happy admitting I’m not a minimalist — I like stuff. However, owning too much and being surrounded by clutter is a burden. I’ve dipped my toe in Marie Kondo techniques (I mean, look at how she folds), and I often go through big purges. But I wondered if there were other meaningful, mindful ways to approach what I buy and the belongings I keep. That’s when I heard of the “depth year.”

When life gets chaotic, here’s what I keep in mind to forge ahead

Some days, it can be hard to step back and see the big picture

What life would look like if coffee were a person

Imagine if your morning cup of joe came in human form