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Be More with Less - simplicity is love

How to End the Endless Game of Catching Up When I think about the weekends that I used to spend at the office or behind the computer catching up, it makes me cringe. I did it to make the following week easier. I did it to make more money. I did it to prove what a hard worker I was. I did it because I felt guilty for falling behind and I did it because I had way too much to do.

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Being A Mom Was The Best Four Years Of My Life! As I get older, I find myself reflecting on my life more often and marveling at what an amazing journey it’s been. I’ve made tons of great friends, been to magnificent places all over the world, and learned so many important things about myself along the way. But if I’m being honest, there’s one period of my life that stands out from all the rest: those four incredible years when I was a mom. getting started Welcome to Project 333. This page will tell you everything you need to know to get started. After living with only 33 items every 3 months for more than 3 years, I can say that with confidence. Want more evidence that living with less is easier than you think?

» Breathe. Post written by Leo Babauta. Breathe. Breathing can transform your life. If you feel stressed out and overwhelmed, breathe. It will calm you and release the tensions. About Us Self Sufficient Me is a blog about self-sustainment by growing our own produce (plant/animal), and self-fulfilment by looking after our health (physical/mental) through exercise and slowing life down a little. At the same time, we focus on our environmental footprint and how we can improve our “patch of dirt” not only for our own benefit but also to better develop the surroundings for other plants and animals - it's their world too. Our common sayings... We try to, "look, and see the Earth through her eyes;" and we say, "You don't have to be self-sufficient in everything just be self-sufficient in something," also, "respect your body and keep it healthy through regular exercise." Our articles feature many of our own self-sufficient achievements based locally on our small suburban Bellmere property in South East Queensland, Australia, approximately 45kms north of the capital Brisbane.

Woman Who Had Almost Formed Healthy Sense Of Self Rejoins Social Media OVERLAND PARK, KS—Having reportedly developed an increased sense of satisfaction with her body image, career, relationship status, and overall identity in recent months, area woman Katie Baransky came remarkably close to forming a well-adjusted, positive sense of self before rejoining social media Tuesday morning, sources confirmed. “I was thinking I might just get back on Facebook, maybe Instagram, and just casually check in from time to time,” said the 29-year-old woman whose self-esteem was right on the cusp of being healthy and is now mere days away from once again plummeting into a veritable maelstrom of jealousy, neediness, and self-loathing. “I’m just going to use it to keep in touch with friends and see what people are up to. It’s supposed to be a fun little diversion, you know? And that’s what it’s going to be for me this time.”

Debt Free & Fabulous If you agree to living a financially savvy life, regardless of past transgressions I invite you to become a Debt Free & Fabulous. Please submit your blog {or name if you’re not a blogger} and be added to our roster and add a badge to your sidebar so the world can know how awesome you are! Please note: Long term debt for medical bills, student loans, mortgages, etc. that are needed for survival or can be assets, don’t count for this pledge- we’re going to focus on eradicating consumer debt, impulse buys and mindless consumerism!

Walden Effect: About Us We're a couple of back-to-the-landers living simply on our 58 acres of swamp and hillside in southwest Virginia. When we arrived on the farm in September 2006, a hundred year old barn stood amid a mass of blackberries and honeysuckle so thick we could hardly push our way through. Since then, we've cleared a couple of acres (leaving the rest of the forest to grow naturally toward its climax state), installed a free trailer to live in, and are learning to farm. (You can read about our adventures starting in year three in our blog archives.)

lifehack Dealing with stress in the modern world is an important skill. However in a busy and pressured environment, you may find that you have little or no time to take time for yourself. Below is a simple, five minute routine which will allow you to take a moment for yourself, calm down and start to visualise a state of happiness. When you first use the technique you may find it difficult to visualise positive images, but do stick with it. Think of some place where you were at your most relaxed, it could be a beach with white sand or the dappled light of a lush forest. The more you visualise the clearer this image will become in your mind and you will soon be able to use this to calm yourself and create a happy feeling. lifehack Sitting down and setting your life goals can be exciting and motivating. It gives us purpose, sets clear intention, makes us feel productive and creates the feeling of moving forward. But have you ever started out making a mental or physical list of your goals only to end up with quite a few? Then when you start acting on them, they either end up cast aside or only half achieved? Having goals has been drummed into us from an early age but are having all these goals actually hindering us? Warren Buffett, one of the most successful businessmen in the world today, questions the need for having so many goals.