Multcolib My Librarian Heather: Simplify simplify simplify!
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.
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.
Annotation:Segal articulates a particular conception of simple living -- one rooted in beauty, peace of mind, appreciativeness, and generosity of spirit.
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.
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.
Annotation:Find fulfillment in less stuff, less debt, and less wage-chasing .
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.
Annotation:Just open this book, and youll be on your way to a simpler, more streamlined, and more serene life.
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.