Simple Living. oWITH YOUR HOST, JANET LUHRS in the July issue of Simple Living: “ Nowhere do Living Guide, I profile a fascinating man who had tried. The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living. In “Simple Loving”, Janet Luhrs presents a new model for intimate relationships. Janet Luhrs gave up a law career to practice voluntary simplicity, and she is me to write my first book, The Simple Living Guide, followed by Simple Loving.

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There are a few good basic tips but much of the discussion focuses on the importance of being debt free and saving for the future. Just stopping for a short period and clearing your mind of thought, of the mental debris of the day, goes a long ways towards making everything seem substantially more manageable. Please review your cart. Unless you want a stunning body, a gym membership and a personal trainer are complete overkill, adding complexity to your life.

I’ve read other things recently with similar ideas and just attended a fireside with Sister Beck where she talked about the importance of living intentionally. Sep 20, Sarah Miller rated it really liked it.

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If that is your case, working full time for a company with health insurance benefits stops being optional — and then much of her reasoning in the “Time”, “Money” and “Work” chapters and throughout the rest of the book becomes invalid. If you do not, you will find yourself re-reading the book simplr year or two later, maybe with the same ximple still nagging. While other books consider various aspects of slowing down or cutting down, this is the first book to bring it all together, offering strategies, inspiration, and resources on the key aspects of our lives: This slightly tattered book stood out to me while browsing a Goodwill store; I am so thankful I bought this little thing I didn’t necessarily “need!


With wit and wisdom, she draws an empowering map for anyone wanting to find luhrx way of life that is more sustainable, satisfying, and soulful.

A life changing book for me. Each section is laced with real-life examples and book summaries drawn far and wide, and ends with a larger testimonial and list of resources. Nov 22, Suzan rated it liked it.

Make the Most of Your Stress. This Simple Thf Guide is a great read for a Sunday afternoon, a beach trip, a plane ride, or any time you need to be brought back down to Earth.

Unsurprisingly, such an environment is a major obstacle to simple living. The things that we purchase mostly serve to clutter our lives and distract from what’s most important. I wanted to pack up everything and take my family to a simplier place until my husband told me I’d last exactly three days without a store or movie theater and he’s probably right. Instead I found anti-vaccine ideas and the most offensive statement I have ever read regarding breastfeeding.

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Each chapter has a list of further sources which are very interesting if you are interested in voluntary simplicity, or simply want to learn more about a certain aspect covered in the book, such as housing, gardening or work.

Mar 12, Jill rated it really liked it Shelves: Her first suggestion is to focus on one thing at a time, completing it well. Work from your destination backward.

The Simple Living Guide by Janet Luhrs

An example of this is that I did not finish this book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. You pick up this book and get to the business of reading it. Becoming Your Real Self. Dec 27, Leslie rated it really liked it.

The Simple Living Guide : A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living

This book did not help me but it might help those looking for a starting point. Simple living is not about austerity, or frugality, or income level. Janet Luhrs, the nationally recognized founder and editor of the “Simple Living Journal, brings together strategies, inspiration, resources, and real-life profiles of people who have guife down, overcome obstacles, and created richer lives.