Weekend Reads

Weekend Simplicity Reads

There are many wonderful people online pursuing and promoting simplicity. When you find some time this weekend with a nice cup of coffee or tea, may you find inspiration in these words as they encourage others to find more life by owning fewer possessions:

The Rise of the Sharing Economy | The Economist. The rise of “collaborative consumption.”

Living With Less. A Lot Less | New York Times by Graham Hill. For Graham, it took 15 years, a great love and a lot of travel to get rid of all the inessential things he had collected and live a bigger, better, richer life with less.

How Simplifying Your Life Can Help You Refocus on What’s Important | Mark’s Daily Apple by Mark Sisson. Most of us have so much – much more than the majority of the world at least, yet we live with a misplaced sense of deprivation.

OccuPIE | Pie It Forward. Sarah and Chris are currently traveling the country serving up revolution, love and equality one slice of pie at a time. Follow their adventure on their webpage.

Eradicating Extreme Poverty Doesn’t Have to be a Dream| TED by Bono. By becoming a “factivist,” we can learn what needs to be done to end extreme poverty within the next generation. And the facts are beyond promising.

Image: Alex of Gothenburg

Joshua Becker

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Writer. Inspiring others to live more by owning less.
Bestselling author of Simplify & Clutterfree with Kids.

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  1. says

    Great contest Joshua. One off topic suggestion though, can you make the links for upcoming posts open in a new window? The reason I ask is I like to keep your site open because I typically read more than one post. :)

  2. says

    @Dave: I’m clicking with the scroll wheel and links open themselves in a new tab 8) Also when clicking on the opened tab with the scroll wheel, the tab closes. And I’m using Chrome.

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