Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show.
The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. It is friendly, encouraging, and helpful. There is a genuine understanding that any promotion of simplicity is good for society—and there is little concern over who gets the credit.
It is a pleasure to be part of such a wonderful group of people. And I enjoy every opportunity to promote writing that encourages people to live more by owning less.
So 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.
A Japanese How-To Has Americans Tossing Out Clutter by the Bagful | USA Today by Hollie Deese. The new minimalism is a shift away from the materialistic mindset that has been pervasive in recent years.
Teen Instagram Star Speaks Out About The Ugly Truth Behind Social Media Fame | TIME by Megan McCluskey. It’s a system based on social approval, likes, validation in views, success in followers.
Instead Of Decluttering, It May Be Time To Think About ‘De-owning’ | WPR with Joy Cardin. I don’t think people realize how much time, how much of their lives are being taken away by the things they own.