The Most Underrated Sound in Our Society

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A few months ago, my wife and I took our kids on a short weekend trip to the mountains. As we pulled out of our neighborhood and merged onto the four lane highway, we suddenly realized an important detail for the trip had been left undone. Kim and … Read More

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.

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Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don’t need. Encouragement is important in all areas of life, but especially when trying to live a life different than those around us. Encouragement provides us with motivation to … Read More

What We Appreciate Appreciates

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This is a guest post from Cait Flanders of Blonde on a Budget. “In the context of sufficiency, appreciation becomes a powerful, intentional practice of creating new value through our deliberate attention to the value of what we already have.” … Read More

7 Things That Shouldn’t Impress Us Anymore

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Minimalism has changed me. What began as just a journey to own less stuff has changed the way I view myself and the world around me in significant ways. One of the most significant changes is my reevaluation of how society defines success. Too … Read More

Why Winning the Lottery Isn’t the Answer

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Goins of Goins Writer. "We waste so many days waiting for the weekend. So many nights wanting morning. Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life." —Joshua Glenn Clark There is … Read More