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. I invite you to fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea. Find a quiet moment this weekend.

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.

I invite you to fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea. Find a quiet moment this weekend. And enjoy some encouraging words to inspire more simplicity in your life today.

These 17 Rules for Simple Living Are the Best I’ve Ever Seen | Medium by Charlie Brown. Written by minimalists much smarter than me.

How to Make the Internet Small Again | Raptitude by David Cain. When you take a break from the activities you know are eroding your attention span—mostly phone and internet habits–you notice it improving after only a day or two.

Why Perfectionism Stops Us from Creating New Habits | Zen Habits by  Leo Babauta. Our perfect idea of how our new habit will go is pretty much never how it actually goes.

The Cycle of Minimalism | No Sidebar by Emily McDermott. Our desire to acquire and consume is complex and is impacted by culture, among other factors. 

A Guide to Getting Rid of Almost Everything | The New Yorker by Patricia Marx. Once you’ve thanked and said goodbye to the items that do not spark joy, what can you do with them?

10 Reasons to Watch Less Television | Joshua Becker on YouTube