Never underestimate the importance of removing stuff you don’t need.
Encouragement is important in all areas of life, but especially when trying to live a life different than those around us.
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 intentionality 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.
Rules for Getting Organized & Decluttered | Zen Habits by Leo Babauta. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, I’m here to testify that it’s not impossible, and it just takes some small steps that add up over time.
The Woman in the Empty Room: We Are Not What We Own | Huffington Post by Colleen Berge. We can be made anonymous by too many possessions. Rather than being defined by them, we become overwhelmed by them.
Valuing Your Time More Than Money is Linked to Happiness | SPSP. Having more free time is more important for happiness than having more money.
The Benefit of Simple Living That No One Talks About | No Sidebar by Erica Layne. A simple life allows the gift of being present.