Possessions do not bring us happiness. In fact, often times, they keep us from it.
The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. It is friendly, encouraging, and helpful. There is a genuine understanding that any promotion of simplicity is good for society—and there is little concern over who gets the credit for it.
It is a pleasure to be part of such a wonderful group of people. And I enjoy every 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.
Learning to Shun the Instagram Life | The New York Times by Carl Richards. Do we focus on building a real life that makes us happy or do we attempt to live an Instagram life and pretend that it makes us happy?
11 Surprising Things About Becoming a Minimalist | Be More with Less by Courtney Carver. You might expect that when you become a minimalist, you’ll have less stuff and more space, but there are other surprising things you can look forward to as well.
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