Not everything needs to be Marie Kondo-ed just because it doesn’t ‘spark joy’. Ask yourself if there’s a less wasteful option.
Shinto and Buddhist ideas about interconnectedness have deeply influenced Japan, shaping centuries-old rituals and stories whose impact continues today.
These shows treat the symptoms of overconsumption but not the causes.
As the head of a media and communications program, my life’s digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
From vibrators for ‘hysteria’ to vibrating belts for weightloss. How we’ve been fascinated with shaking ourselves to health.
Unless it sparks joy, go ahead and scratch this task off your spring-cleaning checklist.
Dumping your closet debris on a charity shop just means giving volunteers the cost of sorting out your landfill.
Research suggests tidying really can make you happier, but it comes with a warning.