What do we need to live and be healthy and what do we want? Let’s play a game and learn the difference between needs and wants. Too many wants can waste our resources, water and energy.
All living things have basic needs like air, water, food, clothing, shelter, love and acceptance, safety and education. However, it’s important to understand that needs are different from wants. Many things we want in our lives are not needs but luxuries and the impact of ‘many wants’ is significant. Having less in our lives is beneficial in many ways: