The key to a liberating and resilient existence is to live life with minimal emotional/mental
"need" of material things and other people. Such desires are better managed on a "want"
basis. However, the "wanting" should not be solely fueled by hedonistic/indulgent/selfish
motivations. The ability to not "need" material items is important in building coping mechanisms when the time comes to have to do without, for whatever reason. Of course, understanding the...