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.
UK Wardrobes Stuffed with Unworn Clothes, Study Shows | BBC. The fashion industry is responsible for up to 8% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the UN.
When You’re Overwhelmed, Simplify | Zen Habits by Leo Babauta. The problem isn’t the abundance, but our fear and anxiety about all of it. Actually, for most of us, the fear is that we’ll let people down.
The Woman Who Travels the World with Only a Tiny Bag | CNN by Caroline Eubanks. My max bag is a 26-liter bag, which is about the size of a school backpack.
5 Gentle Reminders About Minimalism and the Minimalist Lifestyle | Balance Through Simplicity by Antonia Colins. Minimalism is for everyone who just wants better for themselves and their loved ones and is keen to explore a fresh perspective.
7 Things I Don’t Regret Spending Money on as a Minimalist | Rich in What Matters by Julia Ubbenga. The deeper I’ve journeyed into minimalism, the more purposeful my purchasing behavior has become. What I spend money on now communicates what I value and supports my life.