Ever had a day that, if it were a fish, you would throw it back? Most of us have those days and experience emotions such as sadness, irritability, anger, and soul-sucking, carb-eating lethargy. Lethargy might be the worst emotion because we know we should do something to help ourselves but don’t know where to start.
As an emerging minimalist, I am interested in how others embrace the lifestyle. The Joy of Less is Amy Newmark and Brooke Burke Charvet’s 2016 book and a part of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. The book’s 10 chapters, containing over one hundred short stories by persons who de-cluttered their homes and lives, convincingly extols the “less is more” ethos.
Joan Tupponce looks at Virginia Rep’s production of Brighton Beach Memoirs.