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Can Life Really Be That Simple? 7 Questions to Answer That Question.

Shandra Carlson | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Shandra Carlson

Can we just simplify it all already? I think we seriously need to stop the crazy making. There are some pretty basic questions to bring it all back into balance.

Keeping the Wedding Planning Simple and Loving it

Dana Laquidara | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weddings
Dana Laquidara

Recently, I went with my daughter to find her wedding dress. She had to make an appointment. That's how it works in the wedding market. There was going to be no such thing as just showing up and browsing the dresses ourselves, God forbid.

Opting For Less

Dana Laquidara | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Dana Laquidara

Nothing sparks the desire to simplify more than the feeling of overwhelm or of not having enough time. Who doesn't wish for more time, nearly every day? Everything we do replaces something else that we cannot do at the same time. We have the ability to tune in and figure out what feels like an intrusion, or a leech, on our life's energy.

5 Top Tips For Conscious Gift Giving For Parents

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Parents
Lindsay Robin Christianson

If you are looking for ideas on how to make your gift-giving more intentional, start with these five tips on how you can give great gifts that will truly last.

Apple and the Simple Case for Capitalism

Richard Koch | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

Twenty-one years after the stunning introduction of the Macintosh in 1984, Apple continues to astonish.

Prepare to Live Fully in 2015

Carson Tate | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

After the flurry and fun of the holidays, a hangover tends to throb just a little bit harder. We are too full -- of food, "stuff," and our to-do lists for the New Year. We crave a fresh start, free of that hangover feeling, in the New Year, but where do we start?

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Hans Hickler | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Hans Hickler

It's not about changing your life, your job. It's about making space by un-cluttering your schedules; it's about accumulating less and focusing on the quality of your time and concentrating on doing a little more of the things you really enjoy; the things that matter.

Somewhat Unexpected Ways to Feel Happier

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.31.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Paradoxically strong self-esteem also enables us stay open to hearing others' differing views, I believe. This path towards a positive and resilient outlook begins with giving oneself the permission to feel.

Simplification Is a Beautiful Thing: How to Simplify Your Business and Life

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 11.23.2014 | Small Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

Declutter and organize your computer, your office, your work-space: A few weeks ago I bought myself a new laptop because my old one kept crashing (I admit it, it was way too cluttered).

Conundrums of Our Complex Minds and World

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Our human minds often complicate simple matters and simplify complex ones. Take the example of the stock market. It goes up until it goes down. Bu...

5 Promises to Improve Your Life and Health

Ellie Savoy | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Dear One and Only Body: I am so sorry I have been ignoring you and your needs for longer than I care to remember. No more diets, gimmicks, deprivation and the like. I will make taking care of you a lifestyle that we both love and enjoy.

Why Are Millions of Baby Boomers Retiring Overseas?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 05.24.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Moving just a few hours by plane from where you live now can save you tens of thousands of dollars every year, and may mean you can finally afford and/or greatly reduce your health care costs.

Silent Retreat: Seeking Deeper Meaning and Purpose

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Simplicity, solitude, and silence are common themes to the explorers of life's questions and the discoverers of life's answers. Our willingness to settle into some days of simplicity, living without plans, just being, opens a path.

An Old Barn, Like an Old Creature, Should Have Purpose

Katherine Dunn | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Dunn

"Dream deep," I heard a voice say warmly, like an old aunt sitting and knitting on the front porch.

Just Because We Can, Does It Mean We Should?

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

As a society, we are doing serious damage to ourselves and we need to ask why. Maybe it is time to get back to basics.

4 Simple Time-Saving Techniques

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

If you feel you'd like to take more time to tend to your spirit but don't know where and how to find the time, here are some ideas for how to find more time in your day to enjoy your day.

The Simple Life

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Simplicity is purity. It is facing the true nature of things and embracing it instead of ducking and weaving and dodging, instead of filling a hole inside you with chaotic activity or an overabundance of stuff.

9 Common Myths About Clearing Clutter

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of my key realizations about happiness, and a point oddly under-emphasized by positive psychologists, given its emphasis in popular culture, is that outer order contributes to inner calm. More than it should.

Simplify: A Guilt-Free Goal for the New Year

Pamela Sage Dodson | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Pamela Sage Dodson

It's not always easy or fun to change things, but when you do it frees you. These days what I want is smaller and less. I want more time to do what I enjoy and to be with those I care about. That's what makes me happy.

Let's Talk About Culture Change

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

The most daunting change in an organization is a change in its culture. It's hard enough to change one person's behavior -- how can you change the behavior of an entire organization?

Conservative Explains How To "Fix" Arizona and America (VIDEO)

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

When the economy is strong, conservatives want to cut taxes for the rich. When the economy is weak, conservatives want to cut taxes for the rich. Wh...

Ten Ways to Nourish Your Inner Zen

Carolyn Rubenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Rubenstein

Simplifying your life is much more than assembling a collection of color-coded file folders and calendars; rather, it takes reflection and consistent dedication.