Never underestimate the importance of removing stuff you don’t need.
Encouragement provides us with motivation to persevere. It invites us to dream dreams of significance for our lives. And it begs us to work diligently with optimism and promise.
Overcoming the pull of consumerism is a difficult challenge regardless of our stage in life. Simplicity requires encouragement. To that end, I hope you will find motivation in these articles below.
Each post was intentionally chosen to inspire simplicity in your life. For maximum effect, find a quiet moment this weekend and enjoy them with a fresh cup of coffee or tea.
Why this CEO Who Owns Less Than 100 Personal Items Says Minimalism is His Key to Success | CNBC by Ashton Jackson. “For many people, being able to splurge on material items is the ultimate indicator of success. But Ganesh, who currently owns 89 personal items, believes the complete opposite, finding that the less he owns, the more freedom he has.”
10 Ways To Live A Simple Life That Will Make You Happier | Medium by Mvoca. “What is simple for you may be something different for someone else; this difference lies in the things that fill your life with enthusiasm and courage, and in the things that enrich it.”
Mega Millions $1 billion-plus lottery jackpot: Will winning make you happier? | New York Post. “One stressor associated to a major cash windfall is dealing with people who come out of the woodwork to share your prize — or, rather, try to rob you of it.”
It’s Worth Embracing a Minimalist Lifestyle. Here’s Why. | No Sidebar by Emma Scheib. “The journey might start with clearing the clutter but it usually continues with a deeper look inwards. A look at the most important things, how we spend our time and how we love others.”
The Empty Promise of Consumerism Summarized On One Receipt | Joshua Becker on YouTube. A friend of mine recently returned some items and showed me the receipt. I can’t think of a better summary of the empty promises of consumerism than what it said.