In the world of consumerism, there are no festivals to create festivals. The 3.8 Goddess Day promotion has just passed, and the 5.20 event is here again. The next 6.18, Double 11, and Double 12 will not advocate "buy, buy, buy" without exception. The documentary "The culprit of unrestrained consumption" explained that commodities and consumption "promise happiness" to people every day. Purchase is a way to relieve stress and entertainment, and it is also a confirmation of consumers' own socioeconomic status. But behind the excessive consumption is the accumulated anxiety and panic of consumers.
On Douban, 300,000 people participated in the "Minimal Life" group, 210,000 people were in the "Don't Buy | Consumerism Retrograde" group, 80,000 people were in the "Low Consumption Research Institute", and 150,000 people lived in such a Group - "If We Could Be Happy Without Consumption". Everyone has to face up to a problem, in the world of consumption job title email list addiction, happiness does not come as promised. Work, make money, consume, enjoy, what will be the end of this cycle? This time, we interviewed four young people who "escaped the siege of consumerism"—— Some people escaped from an IT factory at the age of 30, practiced survival on a deserted island, and jumped out of the "buying a house" ; Some people have turned from severe hoarding of 30,000 yuan a month to minimalism, and sold more than 2,000 second-hand idle items in their homes ;
After some people jumped out of the high-consumption group of big Internet companies, they redefine happiness in the original ecological daily life of "returning to the garden and living in the garden" ; After studying in Canada and experiencing consumerism brainwashing, some people began to put an end to excessive purchase and waste, and turned to second-hand shopping and DIY to practice sustainable and environmentally friendly life. When a group of people with spending power stop chasing the train, their happiness increases exponentially in a low-desire life state. 1. "From a big IT factory to a deserted island, I jumped out of buying a house" From being an employee of a well-known IT factory to surviving on a deserted island, an accident at the age of 30 changed the trajectory of my life.