Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show.
The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. And I enjoy any opportunity to promote writing that encourages people to live more by owning less.
So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea. Find a quiet moment this weekend. And enjoy some encouraging words to inspire more simplicity in your life today.
Becoming A Minimalist Is (Literally) Saving My Sanity | Scary Mommy by Jorrie Varney. A collection of things isn’t necessarily bad, but for me, things began to take over my life.
How A Shopping Break Can Redraw The Line Between Want And Need | The Good Trade by Sophie Benson. Shopping is so entrenched in our culture that the lines between want and need have become blurred.
‘Distraction From Happiness’ | InForum by Alexandra Floersch. I attended middle school and high school in North Dakota—just south of Fargo. Here’s a fun little interview I just did with the hometown newspaper.