I buy myself flowers every week. These dainty bunches are my favourite pick-me-up on low days, and the cherry on top of the cake on good days.
The more one is attached to ‘Maya,’ the world of illusions, the material world, the more one desires. The more one desires the more one suffers.
We know that a minimalist lifestyle is easy on the pocket, and is good for the environment. But, that freeing feeling it brings with it warrants exploration about what it does to our minds and souls.
Among the many things we love about minimalism, one is its versatility. Whether it’s a piece of furniture or a piece of jewellery, a minimalistic aesthetic can carry us through a variety of situations. This should especially be true for jewellery. Imagine a collection of pieces you can wear to a Sunday brunch, or a wedding, or a meeting, or a date, or even a jungle safari! Yes, one piece – or a few pieces – when paired with the right outfit can do the job. That’s why minimalistic jewellery is so cool. It’s jewellery that we can style, as opposed to being styled by it! If you agree, scroll down for our list of homegrown brands where you can start building your collection.
There is nothing wrong with consumerist spirituality, for it makes people think about wellness. But, in this age of Instagramable everything, we run the risk of turning well-being into something that must be pretty all the time. Something outwardly. Indulgent. Out-of-the-ordinary. But, self-care is ordinary. It doesn’t always come in the form of bubble baths and spa days, or raw diets or sheet masks.