Can Minimalism Ever Be Too Much?


Okay I know that question sounds completely contradictory, but try to hear me out first, alright? I’m aware that minimalism doesn’t have to mean being boring and getting rid of everything you own, but it’s a thought that I’ve been bouncing around in my head for the last few days after cleaning out my closet (cue cheesy Eminem song). Is there ever a point when trying to downsize becomes more stressful than it’s worth and should we stop and take a breather if it does?

Even though I made myself throw away lots of old clothes that I never wear or can’t fit anymore during this clutter clearing session, I found myself feeling really guilty for not parting ways with even more things. And days later, I’m still trying to figure out why that is because outside of a few special pieces, my wardrobe is about as basic and bare…

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