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.
Buying begets buying: how stuff has consumed the average American’s life | The Guardian by Madeleine Somerville. Our addiction to consuming things is a vicious cycle, and buying a bigger house to store it all isn’t the answer.
Declutter your wardrobe: Lessons from people who’ve done it | CNN by Emanuella Grinberg. “You may have fewer items of clothing in your closet, but you have more space, more time to enjoy your morning, more opportunity to wear your favorite clothes.”
This couple lives on 6% of their income so they can give $100,000 a year to charity | Quartz by William MacAskill. We constantly overestimate the impact income will have on our happiness levels.
Photographer Removes Phones From His Photos To Show How Terribly Addicted We’ve Become | Bored Panda by Dainius. The project inspiration came from a chance encounter in a NYC cafe.