Over the years of pursuing minimalism and interacting with simple living advocates online, I have come to recognize the simplicity/minimalism niche to be among the most friendly, encouraging, and helpful around. There is a genuine understanding that any promotion of simplicity is good for society—and there is little concern about who gets the credit for it.
It is a pleasure to be part of such a wonderful group of people. I always enjoy the opportunity to promote writing that encourages people to live more life by owning less stuff. So please, fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee. Take a break from the cold. And enjoy some encouraging words about finding more simplicity in your life today.
Comparison—A Speed Bump On the Road To Happiness & Simple Living | Smart Living 365 by Kathy Gottberg. A helpful post to be reminded that comparing your life is no way to live it. Also, a helpful guide to moving past it.
Why You Need to Get Rid of the Digital Crap that Weighs You Down | Man vs Debt by Joan Otto. Technology doesn’t have to control you. Very much like money, it is simply a tool – one that you can and should control, not one that should rule you.
Stop Using Your Cell Phone as a Pocket Watch. It’s actually distracting you. | Simplify Your Life. Some interesting statistics about cell phone usage are included in this short post. Also, a thoughtful new look at how we use them.