“Happiness is not found in things you possess, but in what you have the courage to release.” —Nathaniel Hawthorne
There are many wonderful people pursuing and promoting simplicity. Fortunately, some of them are gifted in communication and choose to encourage and inspire us with their words. I enjoy reading their unique perspective. I’m sure you will too.
So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea on this beautiful weekend. Find a quiet moment. And enjoy some encouraging words about finding more simplicity in your life today.
Why Are We So Busy? | New Yorker by Elizabeth Kolbert. After an initial period of excitement, the average consumer grows accustomed to what he has purchased and rapidly aspires to own the next product in line.
A Call for Revolt: Advertising is the Anti-Minimalism | Zen Habits by Leo Babauta. The biggest obstacle to a wonderfully minimalist life is advertising.
Clutterfree with Kids | Amazon. The promise of living a clutterfree life sounds attractive to many. Unfortunately, with kids, discovering and maintaining a clutterfree home can be difficult. But living clutterfree with kids is entirely possible. We wrote this practical book for parents who just need a little help getting there.