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Poverty is involuntary and debilitating, whereas simplicity is voluntary and enabling.
It is very misleading to equate simplicity with poverty, even if some spiritual traditions have ...
Adopting a simple life doesn't require moving into rural areas. In fact, the majority of persons choosing a life of conscious simplicity live in cities and suburbs.
It is mu...
The simple life is sometimes viewed as an approach to living that advocates a barren plainness and denies the value of beauty and aesthetics. But rather than a denial of beauty, simplicity liber...
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... you can use on any area of your life, and in fact on your life as a whole:
"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
Due to an increasingly complicated and hyper-connected world, a lot of people are revisiting and paying attention to the concept of a simple life.
From Buddha to Socrates and contemporaries l...
In many prosperous, capitalist societies where consumerism, big pharma and supermarket culture is rampant, leading a quiet, simple life is considered boring.
Big Brands continue to persuade everyone to aspire for more and most people fall for that.
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Productivity plays a role in creating a meaningful life.
The term "productivity" is often tied in with the distasteful Marxist idea of exploitation of labor.
However, when you recontextualize "productivity" to mean an autonomous personal endeavor, the meaning shifts from exploitation to empowerment.
Ultimately, the importance is our desire to get things done.