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    If You Loved "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo," Here Are 9 Other Netflix Shows You Should Watch

    If more shows about having less stuff is your thing, this one's for you.

    1. Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things

    Can you really become happier by having fewer things? If you've ever asked yourself that question, don't miss this documentary that follows people who decided to seriously apply minimalism to parts of their lives.

    The main characters are Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, two men known simply as "The Minimalists", and, who in this documentary as well as in all their projects, will teach you not only to have less, but to free up space for more.

    2. Expedition Happiness

    Felix Starck

    The message of this documentary is simple: life is about sharing with those you love and doing what you want, not about having more and more material possessions.

    Essentially: A good-looking couple realizes that they are not happy with their apparently perfect lifestyle. So they leave and, together with their dog, decide to take a trip on a school bus they fixed up. All of their experiences were filmed, and the result is this inspiring audiovisual ~journey~ that's also paired with a beautiful soundtrack.

    3. Abstract: The Art of Design


    In eight chapters, this Netflix docu-series introduces us to talented and innovative designers from all kinds of different fields in the arts. Each of the interviewees invites you to venture briefly into their minds, disciplines and the techniques that have impacted the world with their work.

    4. Stay Here


    If interior design is your thing, you'll appreciate this series for taking you behind the scenes of major home renovations and giving you some tips for your own home, too.

    Essentially, a designer and a real estate expert teach property owners how to turn their spaces into vacation rental homes. The show teaches you how to think like a designer, gives tips on renting property, and even serves as a travel guide.

    5. The True Cost

    Life Is My Movie

    This documentary makes a strong case for being more conscientious when you're buying clothes in the first place. Because sure, that shirt might only be $5, but there's almost always a hidden cost attached. Tl;dr, fast fashion is kiiiind of awful for laborers across the world, and the planet in general. But you already knew that, right?

    6. Happy

    Wadi Rum Productions

    Just as Marie Kondo's techniques ask us to consider what sparks joy, this documentary is also focused on the search for an answer to what makes people happy.

    In a nutshell, a filmmaker travels to more than 12 countries in search of how people achieve happiness. His discovery? It's not money, and there's no hard and fast rules for obtaining it. The best part of this doc is that, while you watch what makes others happy, it's impossible not to feel empathy, think about your life and end up with a smile on your face.

    7. The World's Most Extraordinary Homes


    Yes, minimalism is good and all, but at the same time, it's entertaining to check out some truly fantastically extra houses. That's what this series is all about.

    Each chapter follows the award-winning architect, Piers Taylor, who, along with Caroline Quentin, an actress who is also apparently into real estate, take us on tours of beautiful houses that are unconventional both in their design and location.

    8. Amazing Interiors


    Again, this is basically the antithesis of the concepts taught by Marie Kondo, but sometimes it is necessary to see the other side of the coin.

    The series focuses on houses that look super normal on the outside, but when you walk through the door and find yourself inside, you will discover A WHOLE OTHER WORLD. Some are really beautiful and elegant, others are extremely eccentric, and there are even a couple of houses with hidden secrets. For example, there is one documentary subject who has a roller coaster in their backyard!!

    9. On Yoga: The Architecture of Peace

    Michael O'Neill

    In terms of finding happiness and attaining inner peace, yoga is an obvious subject to branch off into. This documentary, based on a book of the same name written by the photographer Michael O'Neill, narrates a journey he undertook over a decade ago, through India, Tibet and New York. The photographer was in charge of portraying and talking with the best yoga teachers, students and people interested in that universe.

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    This post was translated from Spanish.