…m and minimalism both speak about the desire for more, they also speak about the art of letting go. In Buddhism, letting go of certain feelings and desires should not be done hastily or with some sense of aversion. It should be done mindfully. You should try to make yourself aware of why you have those feelings and why the desire is there! Ultimately, we are not our feelings and our desires — they are simply things we experience.
…ur suffering. We may feel we have a void in our lives and we try to fix that with material desires. The material desires give us a false sense of satisfaction temporarily, and when that feeling runs out, we look for more and more and the cycle continues.