The beauty of an empty inbox is a thing to behold. It is calming, peaceful and wonderful. An inbox that is overflowing with actions, urgent calls for responses, stuff to read … its chaos, its stressful, its overwhelming.
A friend recently posted: “Help! Im drowning in email!” Lets look at how to get your head above water first, and then how to get safely to dry land.
There are two challenges that people face when choosing to live a more simpler life: owning little and wanting little. Yet people fuse these challenges together into a larger “live simply” goal. Unfortunately, theyre two different beasts that need to be tamed in their own ways.
Were in love with stuff – with shopping, with acquiring, with owning, with collecting.
Lets lust after life instead.
Our obsession with stuff has become unhealthy. When we have a void in our lives, we buy things. When we have problems, we buy things. And these things are becoming more and more expensive, bigger, shinier … more wasteful.