Over the past few months, I read some books on building a capsule wardrobe. I wanted to minimize the number of clothes I owned and wanted to keep only those clothes that I wanted to wear. There were too many clothes which I did not like to wear so they were just occupying space in my closet. Since my ancestors (for that matter, even my mother) did not wear western clothes, I had no idea how to dress myself in western clothes and there were way too many ugly outfits. Most of my clothes had prints and were visually distracting when I wore them.
If you have not already read my earlier post on Minimalism, please read it here. In my previous post on this topic, I talk about the books that got me into minimalism and what I learnt from each of those books.
From last few years, I have been trying to downsize my belongings and trying actively to buy less. I have not been completely successful but I am heading in the right direction. I cleaned all the rooms and got rid of all the junk at home last year. Having gotten rid of everything that was not bringing me joy, I am now mostly left with stuff that bring me joy.