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Sunday Roundup

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Here's the inaugural weekly roundup of interesting articles, essays and stories about living the good life. 23 Inspiring Quotes on Life, Motivation & Simplicity by Melissa Gorzelanczyk, on her Peace & Projects blog Here is a sweet collection of quotes that will inspire you to live a ...

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Review: Dive! The Movie


The United States throws out 96 Billion pounds of food a year. If you loaded all that food on a train, the boxcars would stretch from Los Angeles to New York and back. If you fed it to pigs, you could raise 120 million piglets into hogs. What kind of society wastes this much food? ...

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Review: Take Back Your Time

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Time poverty is the crippling feeling that you don’t have enough time. Easy to explain, tough to fix. Expanding workloads at the office, never-ending to-do lists, piles of unfinished laundry and unpaid bills force you to cram more work into every day. The breakneck pace leaves precious little ...

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The fisherman and the MBA

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This delightful video from Free Range Studios does a magnificent job of telling the age-old parable of the Mexican fisherman and the American MBA. I don't think there is a better story out there that so completely and beautifully captures the meaning of the simple living movement. ...

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6 ways ‘stuff’ steals time


I've been thinking a lot about clutter and junk, what it means, and how it operates in our lives. I think clutter is the silent scourge of our modern Western lives, the second edge on the double-edged sword of material abundance. Mostly, to be honest, I've been thinking about how irritated I am ...

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