This has long been a question on my mind.
My husband John and I committed to simplification in terms of our finances before we married (that will be 5 years ago as of tomorrow!). When we purchased the home where we currently reside, we could have purchased a much nicer/more luxurious/newer/more prestigious home, but agreed to this home so that we could outright own it and not carry any mortgage. Living without debt has gone quite a way toward helping us simplify our lives and focus on what really matters.
Today John showed me the following video that totally captivated my attention:
Is this a cool idea or what?!
Don't get me wrong, I don't, at this point right now, see us selling all we have and purchasing land and going to a tiny home. But I do see this as an awesome life simplification.
John & I are currently seeking to live a simple lifestyle and are incorporating ways to do this on an on-going basis. So, instead of going after the "good life", we're living and constantly incorporating ways to live with more joy and less stuff. Or to buy stuff we think we need second hand so we have more money to give.
What are some practical ways you've found effective for simplifying your life?
My Joy in the Desert
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