Simple Life Quotes (118 quotes)
Growing up in a consumer society has its obvious advantages—technology is abundant, restaurants are everywhere your eyes can see, and grocery store shelves are always full. All of this leads to the illusion that everything is available, in quantity , all of the time, and for the most part it is. I was born and raised in a consumer culture and I thought I had it all; the ability to buy whatever I wanted and needed was deeply ingrained in my psyche. In my childhood I had toys, stuffed animals to decorate my bed, Nintendo, a swimming pool in the backyard, a unicycle, my own little black and white portable TV, and a closet full of shoes. My tastes changed over time, but until I became an adult at the age of twenty-eight my perception about shopping and acquiring stuff was on the naive end of the spectrum. My husband and I moved from a one bedroom apartment in Seattle to the plains of southeastern Hungary to immerse ourselves in quiet country life.
Happy birthday Henry David Thoreau! Today, July 12 th , has been dubbed National Simplicity Day in your honor. Your advocacy for living a life of simplicity has inspired many and has led to the creation of National Simplicity Day. On this day, people are reminded to take a step back from their hectic daily schedule and start to simplify their lives. The call for people to welcome simple living with open arms will help people realize the important things in life and appreciate the small things in life. We encourage you to join the challenge and live life more simply.
Photo by Stocksy. Up until a year ago, I was always looking to squeeze more and more into my days because I thought that was the only way to be productive. Just do more. But somewhere in my attempts to do more, I lost touch with the things I valued most. Now I'm experimenting with a simpler way of living—one that's less stressful and more fulfilling.
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At times, the complexity of my life grows, and I renew my commitment to living simply. Living a simple life is about paring back, so that you have space to breathe. But the best ones are the ones you discover yourself. The best kind of simplicity is that which exposes the raw beauty, joy and heartbreak of life as it is. Join two million breath-taking readers: rss email twitter facebook.
T oday, we have access to all sorts of gadgets and apps that are supposed to make our lives easier, but ironically, all of these modern technologies only complicate life even more! So, how can we live a simple life in a fast-paced, complex world? The Aquarius is the universe's most independent nonconformists because they are unique and creative. Nothing brings People's belief in astrology is often contested. When it comes to saving the planet, we have a lot of work to do collectively.
Life on the fast track will eventually take its toll on your health and your relationships with others. The pressure to perform and live up to unrealistic expectations often leaves you yearning for a simpler, more peaceful life. By adjusting your schedule, reprioritizing your life, and changing your physical environment you will attain the life you desire. Not quite! It is important to take time for yourself and foster your relationships with your friends. Dinner can be simple -- you can find an inexpensive restaurant or try a new recipe at home! Try again