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.
How to Fake a Shopping Buzz Without Spending Any Money | BBC by Katie Beck. Shopping can improve a bad mood temporarily, but the guilt that follows a big spending spree is often worse. There are some tricks you can use to stave off the urge to splurge.
Instagram is the Most Harmful Social Network for your Mental Health | Quartz by Marc Bain. Unrealistic expectations and “fear of missing out” created across our social feeds can lower self-esteem and fuel issues such as anxiety and depression.
Refresh & Rejuvenate Your Personal Library | Apartment Therapy by Shifrah Combiths. Let’s refresh our bookshelves so that rather than being a catalog of what we’ve read or intend to read, they’re a showcase of the material that has played a part in shaping our minds and hearts.
The 12 Things Minimalism Gives You, From A New Book That Makes Me Think Differently About Everything I Own | Business Insider by J. Money. Here’s what minimalism can give you.