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The Power of Voluntary Simplicity

The Power of Voluntary Simplicity

Oct 22, 2013-- Simplicity means taking charge of lives that are too busy, too stressed, and too fragmented. Simplicity means cutting back on clutter, complications, and trivial distractions, both material and nonmaterial, and focusing on the essentials -- whatever those may be for each of our unique lives. As Thoreau said, "Our life is frittered away by detail... Simplify, simplify." Or, as Plato wrote, "In order to seek one's own direction, one must simplify the mechanics of ordinary, everyday life." (40009 reads)

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Take ActionDuane Elgin mentions 8 ways to incorporate more simplicity in our lives. Look at your own routine and watch for opportunities to have less, want less, and live a more rich existence.

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