This is a great read: 38 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 38 Years
Here’s one of the thirty-eight from the list:
2. Possessions are worse than worthless — they’re harmful. They add no value to your life, and cost you everything. Not just the money required to buy them, but the time and money spent shopping for them, maintaining them, worrying about them, insuring them, fixing them, etc.