Simple Living

Simple Living and Minimalism

  • 8 Notes of Encouragement for Introverts
    These notes of encouragement aren’t just for introverts. Introverts may need more quiet time, more alone time, or room to create a happy heart, but extroverts need some heart soothing too. Instead of working to the point of burn-out, build time each day to be still, quiet and thoughtful. Whether you… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-11-12
    17 hours ago
  • Write Your Own Permission Slip: 3 Ways to Give Yourself Permission to Make Life Simpler
    Note: This is a guest post from Melissa of Melissa Camara Wilkins. Life is complicated. What I’ve always wanted life to be is . . . simple. Simpler, anyway. But no. Life has always been complicated, and most of the time I was pretty sure I was doing it wrong. In fact, I… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-11-11
    2 days ago
  • Encouraging Simplicity. Weekend Reads.
    For the last seven years, I have been compiling and publishing curated articles that inspire simplicity in life. At first, it was an exercise in communicating to Becoming Minimalist readers the most popular articles I sent out on Twitter. But over the years, it has become more than that. It… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-11-09
    4 days ago
  • Tis the Season for More Joy & Less Clutter
    If you’ve been working hard this year to simplify your life, and live with less clutter, the holidays have a way of unraveling your best intentions. Whether you are feeling pressured to demonstrate how spirited you are by spending and indulging, or if the holidays just naturally carry you away,… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-11-08
    4 days ago
  • 10 Minimalist YouTube Channels to Watch
    Note: This is a guest post from Gabriella Hileman, Director and Editor of the Becoming Minimalist YouTube Channel. You probably already know that minimalism is more than interiors bathed in neutrals and expensive, totally-not-kid-proof ultramodern furniture, that it is more than owning few enough items to fit into one suitcase.… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-11-05
    7 days ago
  • 10 Minimalist YouTube Channels to Watch
    Note: This is a guest post from Gabriella Hileman, Director and Editor of the Becoming Minimalist YouTube Channel. You probably already know that minimalism is more than interiors bathed in neutrals and expensive, totally-not-kid-proof ultramodern furniture, that it is more than owning few enough items to fit into one suitcase.… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-11-05
    7 days ago
  • 31 Days of Gifts (Daily Delight for The Holiday Season)
    Guess what I’ve been doing lately? Making you very special gifts … gifts you’ll treasure, gifts you’ll share and gifts you so deserve. Because … ’tis the season. Announcing 31 Days of Gifts You So Deserve has been my cue to kick off the holiday season for the last seven… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-11-05
    1 week ago
  • It’s Ok to Be Happy with a Quiet Life
    Note: This is a guest post from Brian Gardner, Creative Director and Operations at Becoming Minimalist.Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” —Charlotte Eriksson We live… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-11-04
    1 week ago
  • It’s Ok to Be Happy with a Quiet Life
    Note: This is a guest post from Brian Gardner, Creative Director and Operations at Becoming Minimalist.Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” —Charlotte Eriksson We live… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-11-04
    1 week ago
  • Holiday Budgets: for your money, time and attention
    Every year, right about now, we start to feel the pull of more. The holidays are coming and we are called to spend more money, time and attention on things that aren’t always meaningful to us. In our efforts to demonstrate holiday cheer and to make everyone around us happy,… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-11-01
    2 weeks ago
  • A Season of Excess
    Today is Halloween in America. It’s a fun day—one I always look forward to. When I was a kid, I LOVED trick-or-treating with my brother and sister (even in the cold October 31st weather of South Dakota). Nowadays, in Phoenix, we host a party in our driveway on Halloween… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-10-31
    2 weeks ago
  • A Season of Excess
    Today is Halloween in America. It’s a fun day—one I always look forward to. When I was a kid, I LOVED trick-or-treating with my brother and sister (even in the cold October 31st weather of South Dakota). Nowadays, in Phoenix, we host a party in our driveway on Halloween… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-10-31
    2 weeks ago
  • Holiday Anxiety: How to Stress Less and Enjoy the Holidays
    Extra socializing, spending, decorating, traveling and accommodating can stir up holiday anxiety even when the holidays are something we look forward to. We love the holiday season but dread the low-level anxiety (sometimes not so low-level) that comes along with it for many of us. In an effort to numb… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-10-29
    2 weeks ago
  • Minimalism Means…
    Misconceptions have always swirled around the word minimalism. When I first began speaking on the topic 10 years ago, I’d ask organizers not to use the word in the title of my presentation. “Too many misconceptions,” I would say. Use simplicity or decluttering… people have less misconceptions about those phrases… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-10-28
    2 weeks ago
  • Minimalism Means…
    Misconceptions have always swirled around the word minimalism. When I first began speaking on the topic 10 years ago, I’d ask organizers not to use the word in the title of my presentation. “Too many misconceptions,” I would say. Use simplicity or decluttering… people have less misconceptions about those phrases… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-10-28
    2 weeks ago

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