A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Clutterers Anonymous: Are You a Clutterer?

Little did I know when I wrote yesterday’s post about no longer denying your clutter, that there was actually an organization called “Clutterers Anonymous.” The purpose of Clutterers Anonymous is to “stop cluttering one day at a time.” If you’re not sure clutter is a problem for you, take a moment to answer the questions […]

Video Game Detox Update: Interview with My Two Sons

It’s been just over a week since our family started a Video Game Detox Experiment. We’re going 30 days without any kinds of video games at home. I think it’s going great! Honestly, I expected a lot more whining and complaining but there hasn’t been any of that. On the second day of the experiment, […]

Stuff is Not Important

I watched this video clip today and was struck by one of the evacuee’s statements: “You learn what is valuable in life, and it isn’t the stuff,” she said. Fire. Disaster. Hurricanes. Sickness. Chaos and devastation surround us. It’s during times like this that we are reminded how little value our possessions hold and true […]

Too Many Choices Stress Us Out

Do you ever feel torn between two choices? Sometimes we’re worried that we might make a bad choice instead of a good one. Other times we struggle to choose between a good choice a better choice.

The process of choosing is often more stressful that dealing with the outcome.

The Ferris Wheel of Clutter Just Ain’t Fun

Ahh, the ferris wheel. The classic entertainment venue of fairgrounds everywhere. On the first ride to the top it’s great fun to look around and see how far you’ve come. The second trip up is still new enough to keep up the excitement, but not quite as momentous. By the fifth or sixth time around […]