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Walden By Thoreau, Henry David (Book - 2008 ) 818.3 T488wm 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!”, for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature.

Voluntary Simplicity
Voluntary Simplicity Toward A Way of Life That Is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich By Elgin, Duane (Book - 1993 ) 179.9 E41v 1993 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:By embracing the tenets of voluntary simplicity--frugal consumption, ecological awareness, and personal growth--people can change their lives--and in the process, may change the world.

Simplicity Notes, Stories and Exercises for Developing Unimaginable Wealth By Burch, Mark A. (Book - 1995 ) 179.9 B947s Available in some locations
Graceful Simplicity
Graceful Simplicity Toward A Philosophy and Politics of Simple Living By Segal, Jerome M. (Book - 1999 ) 178 S454g 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Segal articulates a particular conception of simple living -- one rooted in beauty, peace of mind, appreciativeness, and generosity of spirit.

Radical Simplicity
Radical Simplicity Small Footprints on A Finite Earth By Merkel, Jim (Book - 2003 ) 333.7 M563r 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book employs three tools to help readers begin their customized journey to simplicity.

Simplicity Lessons
Simplicity Lessons A 12-step Guide to Living Simply By Pierce, Linda Breen (Book - 2003 ) 646.7 P616s 2003 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A practical guide for those who long for a slower pace of life with more time for relationships, fulfilling work, and living ones dreams.

The Heart of Simple Living
The Heart of Simple Living 7 Paths to A Better Life By Urbanska, Wanda (Book - 2010 ) 179.9 U729h 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Fewer possessions. More time. More friends. More meaning. This book will help you identify objectives for your life and create awareness of your actions and finances, while planning for your future.

Nothing Left Over
Nothing Left Over A Plain and Simple Life By Lippe, Toinette (Book - 2004 ) 179.9 L765n 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book on "interior housekeeping" illuminates the true measure of a life lived in terms of usefulness and impeccability rather than accomplishment or possessions.

You Can Buy Happiness (and It's Cheap)
You Can Buy Happiness (and It's Cheap) How One Woman Radically Simplified Her Life and How You Can Too By Strobel, Tammy (Book - 2012 ) 650.1 S919y 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Find fulfillment in less stuff, less debt, and less wage-chasing .

Repacking your Bags
Repacking your Bags Lighten your Load for the Good Life By Leider, Richard (Book - 2012 ) 158 L527r 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Living in the place you belong, with the people you love, doing the right work, on purpose."

Less Is More
Less Is More Embracing Simplicity for A Healthy Planet, A Caring Economy and Lasting Happiness By Andrews, Cecile (Book - 2009 ) 646.7 A5654L 2009 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:This will show you how to divest gradually, to live more in the present moment, while still paying attention to technology, health, politics and the environment.

The Joy of Less
The Joy of Less A Minimalist Living Guide: How to Declutter, Organize and Simplify your Life By Jay, Francine (Book - 2010 ) 646.7 J422j 2010 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 7 on 6 copies

Annotation:Just open this book, and youll be on your way to a simpler, more streamlined, and more serene life.

The Only 127 Things You Need
The Only 127 Things You Need A Guide to Life's Essentials By Wilkinson, Donna (Book - 2008 ) 646.7 W686o 2008 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:For so many of us, it's hard to move forward with the important things in life without first "paring down" and "straightening up." With this complete guide to life's essentials, it will finally be possible to see the forest for all those trees.

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Simple living means many things to many people. It can mean voluntarily reducing your possessions to live more within your means, resist conspicuous consumption, or to reduce your ecological footprint, or it can mean working less to gain more time to spend doing the things you love.

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