Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.

Before making a purchase, ask yourself "Do I really need this?". If your answer is "yes", try to wait a day before buying it. Often, you will discover that you didn't really need that latest thing. Why? Aside from the obvious - it's a waste of your finances to buy what you don't need - there are other benefits. Simplicity itself is one of the rewards you gain when you … [Read more...]

Inventory and clean your life once a year.

"The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials." – Lin Yutang Clean house, both literally and figuratively. Examine your own self, evaluate your goals and current activities, and also take an inventory of your material "stuff". Keep the good and useful things, and jettison what is bad and dead weight. Clean your life with extreme prejudice. Ask yourself, … [Read more...]