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Being A Minimalist, Lone Wolf Style

“The things you own end up owning you,” is a famous quote by Tyler Durden from the movie Fight Club, and I think it’s true. Possessions have a need to be maintained, and maintenance takes time and energy. When I see people who have a large house with a swimming pool in their backyard, own a dog, have two cars and motorcycles, I see them running around all day: cutting the grass, walking the dog, cleaning the swimming pool, cleaning the house (of course) washing the cars and motorcycle, and, last but not least, working a fulltime plus job to pay for all that stuff. And then, after repeating this process several times, they begin to realize that they are deprived of time to enjoy the stuff they work for.

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