Simple Living

Simple Living and Minimalism

  • The Men Who Made Me
    Jim Rohn once famously said, “We are the average of the five people we spend the most time with.” There is wisdom in this statement. It is true that the people we spend time with influence who we are and who we become. And it is important to choose wisely… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-02-15
    1 month ago
  • Setting Boundaries and what to do if You Feel Guilty About Saying No
    Why does setting boundaries and protecting what we need most for ourselves sometimes make us feel guilty? Setting boundaries and what to do if you feel bad or guilty about saying no. If you feel guilty about setting boundaries, instead of dismissing the practice altogether, explore the guilt. When… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-02-13
    1 month ago
  • Everything Could Change Tomorrow
    A close family friend, as healthy as you’d ever imagine, suffered a heart-attack on Thanksgiving morning. He went to bed on November 21st, but did not awake on the 22nd. Survived by his wife and two kids. My neighbor is in his 40’s and was recently diagnosed with Stage 4… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-02-11
    1 month ago
  • Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.
    Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show. The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. And I enjoy any opportunity to promote writing that encourages people to live more by owning less. So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea. Find a quiet moment… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-02-09
    1 month ago
  • 21 Ways to Simplify Your Life in Five Minutes
    You can simplify in five minutes. Life is busy and uncertain. You are short on time and energy. It’s hard to start something new. Decluttering your house or paying down debt could take years. Downsizing and relocating, or changing careers seems out of reach. Simplifying your life sounds like it… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-02-06
    1 month ago
  • The Possibilities of a Decluttered Writing Space
    If you’re a writer, or want to be, there are many benefits to minimizing or decluttering your writing space. Here are just a few: Less distraction. Distraction is a problem for virtually every writer I know—and a cluttered writing space is filled with potential distractions. Sticky-notes, business cards, books, file folders,… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-02-04
    2 months ago
  • 10 Conversation Starters (or Journaling Prompts) to Help You Let Go
    These 10 conversation starters (or journaling prompts) will help you let go with more ease. With all of the focus around minimalism, simplicity, decluttering, and capsule wardrobes, it’s easy to believe that a simple life is the dream, but a simple life is not the end goal. We don’t remove clutter, reduce… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-01-30
    2 months ago
  • Creating a More Comfortable Home
    One reason some people resist minimalism is they are afraid they will have to get rid of things that make their home pleasant and/or a comfortable place to live. Is that true? Does minimalism make us less comfortable at home or does it make us more comfortable? You probably know… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-01-28
    2 months ago
  • Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.
    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… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-01-26
    2 months ago
  • Books to Inspire Simplicity, Peace and Wellness (and some just for fun)
    I just finished writing the new Project 333 book! It’s in my editor’s hands now which means I have time and space to read again. Most of the books I read are to inspire simplicity, peace and wellness but I also like reading just for fun and relaxation. I don’t… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-01-24
    2 months ago
  • Minimalism: Means to a Better Life For All
    This article is an excerpt from The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life. There’s something I hate when the term minimalism crops up in conversation. What I hate is the misperception that so many people have about it. Many people think of minimalism as a “style” of… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-01-22
    2 months ago
  • The Single Most Important Factor in Leading a Happy, Fulfilling Life–According to Science
    Note: This is a guest post from Jay Harrington of Life and Whim. Working out at the gym got a lot easier the day I realized the sweat served a higher purpose. I’m 43, and have three kids under eight years old, so if I want to be around—healthy… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-01-17
    2 months ago
  • Be the Priority of Your Own Life (starting now)
    Forget about your New Year’s goals and resolutions for a moment. Forget about simplifying your life, paying off all of your debt, starting your own business or discovering perfect health. Those are all really great things to go after but just for the next few minutes, set them all aside.… ... read more
    Source: Be More With Less Published on 2019-01-17
    2 months ago
  • 6 Ways to Apply Decluttering Principles to Your Finances
    Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Emily Guy Birken. Getting your home to look like your minimalist vision of a cozy retreat is a simple (but not easy) process that anyone can understand. Decluttering your home is about identifying what physical objects are unnecessary. It may be… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-01-14
    2 months ago
  • Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.
    Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it. It requires a conscious decision because it is a countercultural lifestyle that stands against the culture of overconsumption that surrounds us. The world we live in is not friendly… ... read more
    Source: Becoming Minimalist Published on 2019-01-12
    2 months ago

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