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.
Some Alternatives to the KonMari Decluttering Method | Treehugger by Katherine Martinko. Marie Kondo’s approach might be the most famous, but it’s not the only one. #clutterfreeapp
Morning Reflection: Use What You Have | This Wondrous Life by Danae Smith. As I look to take action on various dreams and goals this month, I’m reminded that I don’t need the newest, latest gadgets or a bigger home or fancier car. I don’t need the most picturesque setting.
Staying Focused with a Simple Method | Zen Habits by Leo Babuata. If you’re in a job where you could be doing a thousand things, staying focused for most of the day can become a big problem. We want to do too much.
The Unequal Future of Consumption | The New Republic by Frank Trentmann. This is a long read. But it explains well many of the shifts in consumerism taking place around the world due to the Covid lockdown.