On The Way To Simple Living: Money Really Can’t Buy You Happiness

2.5.2014

11.30 am

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Before: How I used to live?

  • I used to buy many things impulsively.
  • I used to buy many things just to feel better.

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Changes: What changes I´ve made to my life since I started to pay more attention to my wellbeing and simplify my life?

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After: What kind of positive effects I´ve noticed now that I´ve been able to get closer to Living Simply.

  • The quality of our family´s life has improved: Having less quantity and saving money enables me to put more time, energy and money on more meaningful things.
  • I don’t have that much pressure to earn a lot of money anymore: The less your lifestyle costs, the less you need to make money to pay for your living. Question your consuming behavior and you’ll notice that you and your children actually need less to be well and happy. We all need to work to pay our bills, but we can affect on how many bills we get and how big they are.
  • I feel better because of more sustainable and green choices: Smaller ecological footprint is good for your mental wellbeing. Real homemade, self-grown and wild food is on the other hand good for your physical wellbeing.
  • I feel that I live more meaningful life: When you’re old and looking back to your past, which do you think is better: A) You’ve made a lot of money and have all kinds of properties to take care of.  B) You’ve spend a lot of time with your loved ones and took care of your wellbeing to be able to be with them as long as possible.

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Next time you can read about how I get connected to my body and mind on a daily basis.

Click to read the On the way to Simple Living: Intro.

Read all posts from my post series called On the way to Simple Living.

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