Never underestimate the importance of removing stuff you don’t need.
Encouragement provides us with motivation to persevere. It invites us to dream dreams of significance for our lives. And it begs us to work diligently with optimism and promise.
Overcoming the pull of consumerism is a difficult challenge regardless of our stage in life. Simplicity requires encouragement. To that end, I hope you will find motivation in these articles below.
Each post was intentionally chosen to inspire simplicity in your life. For maximum effect, find a quiet moment this weekend and enjoy them with a fresh cup of coffee or tea.
Why You Shouldn’t Give Gifts To Adults | USA Today by N’dea Yancey-Bragg. Eschewing gift-giving doesn’t make you a Grinch, some say — it might make you more of a savvy Santa. Here are reasons not to buy gifts and what to do instead.
Our Family Of 4 Downsized To A 200-Square-Foot Home | Scary Mommy by Brynn Burger. Tiny living has given us permission to say yes to what matters to us and to say no to what we just no longer have space for anymore.
An alarming number of shoppers are still paying off debt from last Christmas | CNBC by Emmie Martin. Create a budget this holiday season. And then stick to it.
The White Envelope | Becoming Minimalist by Nancy W. Gavin. Holiday inspiration for your reading pleasure.
Issue 003: Stress and Overwhelm | Simplify Magazine. The most recent issue of Simplify Magazine focuses specifically on healthy responses to stress and overwhelm in our lives. As an added bonus, for the month of December, the magazine is offering a “Buy One, Gift One” lifetime subscription for only $20. Buy one lifetime subscription for yourself, and receive one complimentary subscription you can give to a friend or family member. It’s our special way of celebrating the holiday season.