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 nice warm 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.
Dreaming of a frugal Christmas? Meet the people who’ve stopped shopping | The Guardian by Donna Ferguson. There is a growing ‘minimalism movement’ that puts less emphasis on buying things, and more on people, places and happiness
30 Things I’ve Done To Simplify My Life | Mind Body Green by Tyson Popplestone. Now I’m experimenting with a simpler way of living—one that’s less stressful and more fulfilling, I’m improving every day. Here are 30 of the most helpful tips I’ve picked up.
Lock the Door! Your Boomer Parents Have Decided to Downsize | Wall Street Journal by Jennifer Levitz. Giant generation has gobs of ‘heirlooms’ … but no one wants them.
How Working at a Fashion Magazine Taught Me to Shop Less | InStyle by Olivia Bahou. “Somehow, since transitioning from a college student to an fashion writer living in Manhattan, my monthly credit card bills have gone down.” Some interesting perspectives here.