There are so many ways to approach living simply, and all of them seem good.
Choosing a minimalist path in our current economy is just going with the flow and finding the fun in frugal. Environmental issues all involve slowing the speed with which we are burning through the resources of the planet. And peace of mind is easier to achieve with fewer material acquisition and maintenance issues crowding our consciousness.
That being said, it’s not easy to break materialist habits and jettison possessions.
Here are some sites that offer inspiration and practical advice on how to live happily with less.
Francine Jay, author of The Joy of Less and Frugilionaire has put together a list of 100 ways to simplify your life. There have got to be a few in there that we can all put to immediate use
A family of four living in Essex, Vermont, are a great example of how to live minimally with young children. They have compiled a list of 28 benefits of minimalism that is truly inspiring.
Zen Habits website is about finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness. Leo Babauta has written several books on simple living can light the way.
SO LET’S SIMPLIFY THIS LIST A BIT.
WHAT ARE 3 WAYS YOU HAVE FOUND TO SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE?
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