To Shop, Or Not To Shop? : Shopping Tips For a Simpler Life

 

Here on Down to Earth Dreamer, I encourage you to constantly edit your life, removing things that no longer serve you, and inviting the things that bring you pleasure and joy. Often, the things that make you happy are not material — hanging out with your significant other, reading a great book, talking to a friend, drinking a hot cup of coffee. However, there are also certain things that bring us joy that do cost money. A new purse, clothing, furniture, books, make-up, you name it. But when we are constantly spending, spending, spending, and suddenly end up with … Read More

How to Embrace Simplicity and Stop Constantly Wanting More

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Why is it that we constantly feel the need to have more? It seems that no matter what I buy, I still do not feel fulfilled, and I soon find myself wanting the next new things. I convince myself that if I buy that $150 face mask, I will have perfect skin and feel complete. Or if I buy that new jacket, I will finally feel confident and pulled together everywhere I go. I am honestly tired of feeling this constant need for more, and feeling like what I have is never enough.

There is a quote by … Read More