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June 15 2010 Living Simply Newsletter

Trying to simplify my life really began by cleaning out the clutter in my mind. It’s an ongoing effort. Is it the same for you?

Do you buy too much? Do you feel too much pressure in your life? Do you feel bad because you lack money to give gifts? Do you feel guilt about your parenting? If you’ve answered yes, this week’s articles might help you simplify some of your mental processes.

Why We Buy Too Much
The compulsion to overbuy fills a need within us.

Pressure Traps of Own Making
Who is putting pressure on you? It’s you. Good news is that you can change that.

How to Give Graciously and Simply
If you really believe that "it is the thought than counts" then why do you max out your credit card for every birthday, shower, wedding, graduation, anniversary, retirement, bon voyage, housewarming...?

A Good Enough Mother
Children don’t want a perfect mother so why do you complicate this simple role?


Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves. ~Edwin Way Teale

I hope you’ll have the courage to lighten up on yourself. You are an amazing being. Have a simply wonderful week.

Lori Phillips Living Simply Editor

“If you missed the joy, you missed it all.”

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