Cabin Thoughts: Is Consumerism to Blame for Our Unhappiness?

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  1. Kathie Allen says:

    That was wonderful, Ash. I loved what you wrote. Being at the cabin by myself is a place where I have very little. When I am home, I find mind myself still having things that I haven’t yet parted with. Thank you for reminding me that I can do that.

    • admin says:

      Aw I love when you comment, Aunt Kathie! You know so well what cabin life is all about! I’m so happy this blog post could serve as a reminder that you can do that!

  2. Kathie Allen says:

    I have found myself working to get more things out of my closet and give them away. It feels good to give away things that someone else can use.

    • admin says:

      That is the best way to clear out items you don’t use. I can’t count how many times I have loved something I found at the thrift store because it didn’t serve a purpose for its original owner.

  3. Nick Raph says:

    I follow you on IG but this is the first blog post of yours I’ve read and I completely feel the same. Though, I still live in MPLS I feel that consumerism and the need to “keep up with the Jones’s” is what has caused me some of my unhappiness. This was a great read, I’ll continue to follow and subscribe. Thank you!

    • admin says:

      Hey Nick! Thanks for following and reading! I really love connecting with people on this topic because it seems to be so relevant for so many people. I think you put it so well, “keeping up with the Jones’s” definitely creates this cycle of consumerism.

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