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.
Are We Trading Our Happiness for Modern Comforts? | The Atlantic by Arthur C. Brooks. One of the greatest paradoxes in American life is that while, on average, existence has gotten more comfortable over time, happiness has fallen.
11 Things You Should Get Rid of Right Now, According to Professional Organizers | The Kitchn by Ashley Abramson. Whether you’re extremely low on cabinet real estate or you just want to get things tidier than they have been, here are 11 things you should get rid of right now.
Save Money This Christmas with Minimalist Principles | Meg Nordmann by Meg Nordmann. There are many principles in minimalism that hold true year-round and at any stage of the process. But there are several that I wanted to focus on in particular in regards to Christmas, which can be a tricky season with its societal emphasis on busyness and consumption.