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Simplify Your Life

Posted by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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 Ideas to Simplify Your Life

“Simplicity is the peak of civilization.” – Jessie Sampter

Post written by Leo Babauta.

A simple life has a different meaning and a different value for every person. For me, it means eliminating all but the essential, eschewing chaos for peace, and spending your time doing what’s important to you.

It means getting rid of many of the things you do so you can spend time with people you love and do the things you love. It means getting rid of the clutter so you are left with only that which gives you value.

However, getting to simplicity isn’t always a simple process. It’s a journey, not a destination, and it can often be a journey of two steps forward, and one backward.

If you’re interested in simplifying your life, this is a great starter’s guide (if you’re not interested, move on).

The Short List
For the cynics who say that the list below is too long, there are really only two steps to simplifying:

  1. Identify what’s most important to you.
  2. Eliminate everything else.

http://zenhabits.net/simple-living-manifesto-72-ideas-to-simplify-your-life/

Do you need to simplify your life?

by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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critter_boo
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 12:20 PM
Tfs
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Life.Happens
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 12:23 PM
1 mom liked this

I think I do need to simplify my life a little...TFS

yvonne37
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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 more like organize better... my life is simple enough :)

wandep
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 2:45 PM

thanks

SassyWildflower
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 2:52 PM
Our life is pretty simple. I love it.
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LifeCafe42
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 2:56 PM
Nope I'm happy where i am
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momofsixangels
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 3:10 PM
1 mom liked this

I have been  doing this the past 2 weeks

MamaMandee
by on Mar. 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM
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Im sure there are some parts of it that could.
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Wish2Be
by Michelle on Mar. 10, 2013 at 1:34 AM
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I am working on simplifying it right now.
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lizzig
by Ruby Member on Mar. 10, 2013 at 11:09 AM

 i do need to simplify my life but not in the respect of decluttering (i'm constantly going through & down sizing/getting rid of).  sadly i don't think it's possible since what's keeping my life from being simple is all that my kids are involved in & i wouldn't take their activities away from them just to make my life simplier.

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