What Simple Living Means To Me

Simple living is a rather old concept that has become ever so popular over the last 5 or 6 years.  How many of our ancestors lived a simple life?  More and more I hear people talking about living simply, simple living, minimalism etc…. (there are numerous catch words people throw around to describe a simple way of living.)  To everyone simple living or living simple means something a little different.

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For me living intentionally simple means:

embracing frugality through recipes, diy, & helpful information that helps me learn to save & refocusing our $ to where it is important to us like traveling and vacations, for example.  (I am the frugal queen, be prepared for upcoming unique frugal ideas.) 

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exploring & traveling the world around us

implementing minimalism in different areas of my life

becoming more self sufficient with my homestead

using the inspiration I find as fuel to spark creativity within me

living healthy– we need to take care of ourselves & nourish our mind, body, & spirit.

This is my condensed list of what living intentionally simple is to me. Not only are all of these things important for me but it’s the way I live my life.  I practice what I preach.

What does simple living mean to you?  Why did you start your own journey towards living a simpler life?  I am interested in learning from others what made them start to reevaluate their lives and start their journey.

So welcome to my new blog where I will be exploring all of the things I listed in many different forms.  I am new, just starting out on my journey so I welcome others to share their thoughts and ideas with me along the way.  Here’s to simple beginnings of a simple life.

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25 thoughts on “What Simple Living Means To Me

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  2. I need to have a bit more of Simple living in my life. It can be very stressful most days raising 2 kids with special needs.

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  3. To me, living simple eliminates stress. It means I can relax and focus on what’s really important in life, my family, our health.

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  4. For me, simple living would be to live on a farm with acres for my very active boys to run and play. To have a lush garden where we gather ingredients for meals and so on. I am a city girl, but this is just a little of what a simple life would be to me.

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  5. I love this! I really want to live simple because I have enough of a battle going on inside of my head and body without having to deal with outside influences stressing me out like clutter.

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