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Echoes of Walden: Finding Abundance and Joy in Living a Life of Simplicity

Echoes of Walden  is FREE with Kindle Unlimited! by Michael Corthell "A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone." — Henry David Thoreau, Walden Why not choose a less complex life?  Becoming a minimalist isn't just the paring down of possessions, even though that is a the big part of it. It is also an internal state of mind. Minimalism is a road trip — a journey of self-growth. At the end of that path is a life of peace and abundance. Simplify what you wear. Do you really need all those clothes? Multiples of each type? Where do you shop? Think thrifty, think thrift shops! Money. How much do you really need ? Your work.   Please note that people who really love their jobs tend to dive into it, regardless of how much they make. If you earn a little less fewer THINGS. Food. Eat less, eat right. My advice is to consume a plant-based diet, a 100% non-animal diet. The evidence is overwhelming

Minimalism: Doing More with Less and Finding Out What is Important in Our Lives

Find out why, when you embrace the minimalist lifestyle, less truly is more.   by Michael Corthell Paring it down. Finding out that you really don't need all this 'stuff'. But, being a minimalist doesn't mean that you are poor or have to live poorly. It is not a life of poverty. As you can see below, minimalism is not a new idea. One of America's founding fathers and prolific over-achievers was spot on... '' There are two ways to increase your wealth. Increase your means or decrease your wants. The best is to do both at the same time.''   ―Benjamin Franklin ''More and more people today are adopting a minimalist approach to life. They are cutting back on consumption and investing in experiences. They are turning away from being told what they need by insatiable media. Minimalism can be a nasty word in the age of high-impact advertising and glutinous consumerism. It still isn't cool to de-clutter and live with less—at leas