There’s more to life than buying stuff.
There are many wonderful people pursuing and promoting simplicity. Fortunately, some of them are gifted in communication and choose to encourage and inspire us with their words. I enjoy reading their unique perspective. I’m sure you will too.
So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea on this beautiful weekend. Find a quiet moment. And enjoy some encouraging words about finding more simplicity in your life today.
A Brief History of Happiness: How America Lost Track of the Good Life | Yes! Magazine by Sarah van Gelder. For decades, we’ve been taught that economic growth and buying more stuff will make us happy—while trashing the planet. The good news is, there’s a better kind of happy.
The Stuff Paradox: Dealing with clutter in the US | BBC by Jane O’Brien. While more and more Americans struggle to make do with less due to economic hardship, others are making a conscious choice to shed their possessions.
Why Spending Less on Your Wedding Could Save Your Marriage | PBS Newshour by Meghan Walsh. New research shows the more you spend on your big day, the shorter your marriage will be.
If you live in Sweden, I will be visiting in March to speak at the Camino Conference in Stockholm, as well as events in Gothenburg and Borås. Buy a ticket.
Other speaking engagements over the next month include Phoenix, Orlando, Las Vegas, and CCTV. You can always find my full travel schedule here. Or book me to speak at your next event.