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.
Why I Rent a Tiny Apartment Rather than Buy a Big Home | FEE by David L Veksler. For one hundred plus years, Americans have been told that owning a home embodies the ideal, an essential life goal.
How Getting Rid of My Stuff Saved My Motherhood | The Balanced Life by Allie Casazza. “I had had enough. I decided I wasn’t going to let this be my life, and this overwhelm and depression wasn’t going to rule me any longer.”
I’ve Downsized 3 Times In The Past 18 Months. Here’s Why I’m Happier Than Ever | Mind Body Green by Amie Tollefsrud. “To an outsider looking in, it probably seems like we’re struggling. We don’t have many of the modern luxuries that most Americans have. In my opinion, we have more.”
32 Things I’ve Learned Through a Year of Minimalism | No Sidebar by Lisa Avellan. Minimalism has given me the gift of perspective.