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.
I invite you to 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.
Through 8 Years of Minimalism, I Created a Meaningful Life | Medium by Alice Crady. The process of letting go, saying “no,” and knowing when to say “yes,” gave me the foundation to take on bigger, meaningful challenges.
Pandemic Decluttering | The New York Times* by Joanne Kaufman. Suddenly, home was no longer simply haven and shelter. It was also an office (sometimes multiple offices), a school, perhaps even a gym, requiring extra equipment and furniture — requiring a rethinking and reapportioning of space.
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9 Types of Minimalists: Which One Are You? | The Plain Simple Life by Vourneen. There are various ways that people practice minimalism, depending on how they choose to live life. This post explores 9 types of minimalists.
How To Declutter Your Digital Life When It Seems Unmanageable | Society19 by Hanna Bredvik. The number of realms that our life seems to exist on the internet these days can get out of hand quite quickly, and after a certain point, you realize that you’re feeling really overwhelmed by the digital expanse that sits before you.
Living in Alignment | No Sidebar by Julia Ubbenga. But as we journey through life, something happens. We’re fed messages (directly and indirectly) from the media, our peers, our family members, and our environment that all tell us one thing—how we are is different than how we “should” be.