Monocycle: Episode 49, Shopping Can Trap You
This week’s episode of Monocycle reflects upon a cleanse I endured over January wherein I did not buy a single thing, save for a jar of Castelvetrano olives and apple cider vinegar. That’s dramatic; I also bought cleaning supplies and coffee and even one massage. The “cleanse” was mostly for clothing/shoes/accessories and the results surprised me (for lack of a better way to end this sentence).
Evidently, more is not more; it can emotionally trap you in its abundance. I felt curiously liberated from my stuff and like I was better at tapping into what I already have and therefore no longer in pursuit of anything new (this became a metaphor for thinking) and…and…and…listen and we can continue this conversation.
Welcome back to regular programming!