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.
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.
Defining Minimalism For Your Real Life | Abundant Life with Less by Rachelle Crawford. I live a minimalist lifestyle in order to be the best me, live from a place of purpose, and operate at my highest level of contribution.
Social Media Use Increases Depression and Loneliness, Study Finds | Science Daily by Melissa G. Hunt. For the first time, University of Pennsylvania research based on experimental data connects Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use to decreased well-being.
How to Avoid Raising a Materialistic Child | UIC Today with Lan Nguyen Chaplin. Results showed that participants who were encouraged to keep a gratitude journal showed a significant decrease in materialism and increase in gratitude.
An Expert Minimalist’s Guide to Room-by-Room Decluttering | SpareFoot by Deb Hipp. Here are some tips for creating less clutter and more focus in your home and life.
30 Tips I Use to Make Myself Happier, Right Now. | Gretchen Rubin by Gretchen Rubin. Sometimes terrible circumstances make it impossible for us to be happy, but it’s almost always possible to be happier, and often with just a few small steps.