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 intentionality 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.
The Realization that I am Surrounded by Useless Crap | Wicked Simple Life. I have acquired a lot of stuff over the years and most of it is truly crap. I can admit that now.
The Thinking Belle: Why I’m Cleaning Out My Closets for Shelters | Midlands Anchor by Allison Willingham. There are so many things in your house that you never touch, look at, or use at all. But those items could make a huge difference in someone else’s life.
Please, No More Toys—if you want to give a gift, try this | Motherly by Elizabeth Tenety. Why we’re asking for experiences, not toys.
Happiness From Being Generous Has a Neural Basis Within the Brain | Seeker. MRI scans revealed that an area of the brain linked to generosity triggered a response in another part related to happiness.
Five Life-Giving Truths About Living Simply And Saving Money | Forbes by Joshua Becker. The best gifts don’t take up room in your home.