Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.
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The History of Simple Living

The History of Simple Living

Mar 14, 2014-- When Pope Francis took office, he shocked the world by abandoning the luxuries of office for a simple guesthouse out back. His goal was to experiment with a new living arrangement, one that allowed him to live amongst the community he was serving. And as the recession forces more and more families to 'tighten their belts', it seems that the art of simple living is making quite a comeback. In his new book, "How Should We Live?: Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life" author Roman Krznaric shares his ideas on how we might increase our overall happiness by embracing a much simpler life. (40214 reads)


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