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 Stop Shopping | Be More with Less by Courtney Carver. Buying things isn’t bad or wrong, but shopping to feel a certain way, or to prove yourself to others or because you think something will make you feel happier or more successful doesn’t work.
Welcome to America’s Other Clutter Problem. It’s Called Self-Storage | Boston Globe* by Beth Teitell. “People regularly spend thousands of dollars a year to store things they don’t want but can’t bring themselves to throw out.”
*Like some news sites, the Boston Globe limits the number of articles people can read without a subscription.