This has been top of mind for a few years now — the experiences vs things showdown. We've all seen the headlines — spending is shifting from things to experiences. FOMO is the new "keeping up with the Joneses." Blame Millennials for your favorite … [Read more...]
Simple Living Blog Posts
Articles about simple living tips, simple living books, a simple lifestyle, the simplicity movement, and more.
The Facebook posts finally got me. I splurged on the $20 lifetime subscription to Simplify Magazine. And, I'm glad I did. Their approach to simple living and slow living storytelling is a unique one. I must admit I was skeptical going in, but I've … [Read more...]
Secrets of the Blue Zones • One of the most fascinating things I've come across in the last couple years has been the Blue Zones. I even mentioned Blue Zones in one of my 18 Uncommon Stats to Set Your 2018 Perspective. Dan Buettner is the founder … [Read more...]
This is the first post of a future three part series. Last year, I found myself going down one of those internet rabbit holes on the topics of financial independence and early retirement. But, this wasn't just a one night rabbit hole. This was more … [Read more...]
Intro to Chasing Slow • I just finished reading Erin Loechner’s Chasing Slow. I purchased the book without really doing any homework on it — I guess that’s the power of a good book title. Because I didn’t know anything about it, I went into it … [Read more...]
The Origin of the Fisherman Story • After reading the story of "The Mexican Fisherman" in Erin Loechner's book Chasing Slow, I did some quick Google searching to try to find the author and when it was originally published. Interestingly, it … [Read more...]