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 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.
11 Simple Ways for any Mama to Become a Minimalist | Motherly by Courtney Carver. Say yes less for more time to do things you love with people you love.
How to Declutter Your Digital World | The New York Times by Sara Aridi. If you are suffering from tech fatigue, or simply trying to become more productive online, here are steps you can take to organize your digital landscape.
* New York Times visitors have free access to a limited amount of articles. If you have exceeded your monthly limit, this article may appear behind a paywall. I have no association with the NYT — it’s just a helpful article I chose to recommend.
An Empty Room Can Actually be Less Boring than Other More Stimulating Environments | PsyPost by Eric Dolan. Under some conditions, environments that allow for multiple potential activities can make people feel more bored than relatively empty environments, according to new research published in Cognition and Emotion.
The Pros and Cons of Minimalism | Antimaximalist by Eric. Many minimalists often feel they’ve found a new sense of freedom in life. They’ve put down the burden of keeping up with the Joneses.
Maria Pinto says
Yes I agree with you, and for more support in this journey, these articles and books on the subject and this chat line are extremely helpful.
Thank you Joshua.
Hello, the French frog is here,
Every article is interesting.
I will especially remember the article of the Antimaximalist.
He lists the pros and cons of minimalism.
At first, I was surprised to read that minimalism requires knowing how to free yourself from the gaze of others but after reflection I understand the remark.
It’s true that we see a lot of comparisons and photos on social media.
This is also why it is so important to know how to disconnect from your phone (I also recommend reading “How to declutter your digital world”.)
To live authentic moments …
Thank you for your work.
Au revoir de France !