I've known rich people who feel inferior to friends who are even richer. The key is spending less than we earn, growing other values, and just ignoring (or laughing at) all the blandishments of an economic system dependent on our cravings every last thing we can get.
Singer, songwriter and multi-talented musician Casey Abrams performs his original tune "Stuck in London" and answers fan questions about his mesmerizing beard, his relationship with Haley Reinhart, the evolution of his music for his latest self-titled album and upcoming tours.
It's been seven years since we began this journey and, slowly, we made progress to attain the unattainable. I'm incredibly grateful because simplifying my life has given me the flexibility to make choices I hadn't considered.
The nicer places felt colder. Rather than getting to know the other guests through communal dinners and the staff through informal encounters, they sat at separate tables and were served by waiters who kept their distance.
The benefits of creating a simpler life can help reduce the stress you experience each day and support you in living a happier and healthier life. Here are a few suggestions on how to begin experiencing greater ease and simplicity in your life.