I was once told by a Shaolin Fighting Monk that I could live anywhere. At the time, I thought that he saw some resilience in me, a survivor with the ability to adapt and overcome. But twenty years later, I am more inclined to believe that he understood humanity does not need all of the extravagances we misunderstand as necessities.
Two weeks into our commitment and our family is starting to get to the crux of what we really need.
With the cost of living on a steep incline, it’s time to rethink what we really need. Our family has decided to take a break from the clutter and want of our suburban lifestyle and downsize to simple experiences and shared moments.