Minimalists turn away from objects, toward relationships

The average American house size has more than doubled since 1950, according to the National Association of Home Builders. But some people are reportedly finding more fulfillment in life by turning away from material possessions and toward a greater focus on health, relationships, personal growth and helping others.

Ethan West

Technology in church has spiritual impact

Technology has come a long way since the establishment of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830. Advancements such as smartphones, tablets and other devices allow the message of the gospel to reach the four corners of the earth, but technology may be hindering spiritual growth in church meetings, according to LDS members.