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.
8 Ways Minimalism Can Help Maximize Your Wallet | Forbes by Joshua Becker. Below the surface, minimalism is about something much greater than owning less. It is about re-evaluating our pursuits, our habits and our motivations.
I Had to Learn to Stop Splurging On My Son | The Washington Post by Kristin Vanderhey Shaw. There’s no question that the fact that I made a habit out of buying too many toys for my son is a first-world problem.
Decluttering: Practical Steps For Living With Less | Huffington Post by Leigh Campbell. How much ‘stuff’ do you you really need?
Busyness is a Kind of Debt | Raptitude by David Cain. Whatever is normal to us becomes invisible, no matter how counterproductive, and we’ve simply become accustomed to tracking too many ongoing concerns in our heads.