There’s more to life than buying stuff.
There are many wonderful people pursuing and promoting simplicity. Fortunately, some of them are gifted in communication and choose to encourage and inspire us with their words. I enjoy reading their unique perspective. I’m sure you will too.
So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea on this beautiful weekend. Find a quiet moment. And enjoy some encouraging words about finding more simplicity in your life today.
How This Stuff-Loving Psychologist Became a Beginner Minimalist | No Sidebar by Allison Niebes-Davis. It was about being mindful and really paying attention to how they lived their lives, how they spent their time and money, and what they truly valued.
Aging Parents With Lots of Stuff, and Children Who Don’t Want It | The New York Times by Tom Verde. As baby boomers grow older, the volume of unwanted keepsakes and family heirlooms is poised to grow — along with the number of delicate conversations about what to do with them.
10 Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life in 10 Minutes | Cait Flanders by Cait Flanders. If you’re someone who spends a lot of time looking at computer or cell phone screens, it will only be a matter of time before the “mess” will stress you out.
Is the Stuff You Buy Over 20 Years Worth 40,000 Hours of Time? | The New York Times by Carl Richards. How can I make sure that the micro-trades I’m making with each minute, add up to a macro-trade that will make me proud?