Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show.
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.
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.
Why Depriving Your Kids of Toys is a Great Idea | The Guardian by Madeleine Somerville. It’s not just science that recommends you say yes to less; your wallet and the natural world outside your door agree.
People who donate to charity are much happier — and healthier | NY Post by Reuters. Giving is not just “heartwarming,” it may be literally good for our hearts as well.