We all know that the practice of meditation is a known way to “clear the mind,” become “more grounded” in the here and now, and “centered”—in other words, it’s a great way to handle a world increasingly cluttered by stimuli.
In addition, meditation establishes a stronger connection between mind and body.
A new documentary called A Small Good Thing proposes we can find happiness and connection in simplicity and community without necessarily pursuing a life centered on accruing “stuff.”
The second feature-length film from Award-Winning Pamela Tanner Boll (Born Into Brothels), A Small Good Thing shares five different stories of people who have intentionally chosen to eschew materialism to pursue more holistic happiness.
Sooner or later, a cluttered fridge demands cleaning.
By wading through the remains of meals long past—and brave purchases for which inspiration flagged once it got late on a Wednesday night—we help fulfill our perennial and compulsory duty to maintain order and cleanliness in a world that so often doesn’t make sense.