A Guide to Simple Living

A guide to simple living. As the pace of life gets increasingly hectic, more and more people are looking for ways to simply their schedules and lives, and hopefully find some peace of mind in the process. Check out these great ideas for enjoying a simpler, more meaningful life.



Growing your own food is deeply satisfying.
Growing your own food is deeply satisfying.
Photo by Larry LeFever/Grant Heilman Photography
A guide to simple living. When was the last time you took a stroll down a quiet country lane?
A guide to simple living. When was the last time you took a stroll down a quiet country lane?
Photo by Pat and Chuck Blackley
Shopping at local farm stands is a great way to meet farmers and enjoy the countryside.
Shopping at local farm stands is a great way to meet farmers and enjoy the countryside.
Photo by Lynn Karlin
Whatever your age, you can build stronger social bonds by spending time with your family and neighbors.
Whatever your age, you can build stronger social bonds by spending time with your family and neighbors.
Photo by Rick Wetherbee
You can hold a yard sale to de-clutter your home and make money — or shop them to save.
You can hold a yard sale to de-clutter your home and make money — or shop them to save.
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Remember reading? Getting away from the television can give you all kinds of time for more satisfying activities.
Remember reading? Getting away from the television can give you all kinds of time for more satisfying activities.
Photo by Rick Wetherbee
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Art Director Matthew Stallbaumer enjoys the simpler life while camping in Alaska.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Art Director Matthew Stallbaumer enjoys the simpler life while camping in Alaska.
Photo by Seth Rundle

















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