I talk about space a lot, but usually in terms of wanting more. Finding ways of being that involve more space is probably my key motivation in life, and exploring how to have more space is taking me into some interesting corners of experience. There is, of course, physical space, which can be decluttered. Fewer possessions means less to maintain, replace, clean and think about. Less to think about? Ah, mental space!
But it’s fleeting. Tension and stress can set, and when that happens the space is gone again, sometimes in an instant. Mental clutter!
But it’s not all bad. Because every condition requires its opposite to exist, without the pressure there is no space. In the west...