5 minutes of simplicity

A guest post by Jamie Hoang I have a lot of friends because I love to meet new people. It’s the greatest part about living in any major city, there are always new people to stumble across. For the most part I love having lots of friends, but because I have so many it’s hard […]






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everything you need to know about myers briggs type indicator test

I don’t normally promote any service, offering or book on Simpler Life Today. But I’m going to make an exception this time. I’ve been focusing on topics about finding and following a purpose, a goal, a destiny. In all fairness to this subject, I want to address a tool called MBTI®, or Myers Briggs Type […]






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how to breathe

A guest post by Kate Swoboda In my experience, if you start talking to people about how to meditate, there will be at least one naysayer who will crop up to tell you that you are doing it all wrong. I experienced this a few years ago, when I was leading a retreat based on […]






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why do i sabotage myself and why you may be too

One day I was on my way to an important event. In fact this event was so important, that it had the power to potentially change the course of my life. Leaving the house, I noticed that I was running low on gas. It’s OK, I told myself, I’m going to make it anyway. Of […]






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time to start getting out of your comfort zone

I enjoy being comfortable. That’s right, ever since I can remember, I usually chose to take the safe road. After all it is my life and my decisions. This worked alright for a while, until one day, everything changed. I discovered my purpose. On that day, I didn’t care anymore if I was comfortable or […]






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a happier me

A guest post by Gretchen Knox Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don’t collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don’t really mean anything. – Norman Lear I noticed something recently. I’m happier. No, I’m not […]






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the end of everything

A guest post by Sam Russell Being a writer, I know the importance of a good denouement – a good ending. Endings satisfy us even if they’re left open for us to interpret, but this is the world of fiction. In the here and now, endings are anything but satisfying. The end of a jar […]






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the answer to how to figure out what to do with your life

There are few things more frustrating than to sense that you’re life is not going the way you want it to, and yet not knowing how to figure out what to do with your life. My realization came to me after many years of confusion and suffering. You can read more about it in my […]






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i always used to say i was a ‘type a’ personality

A guest post by Mima I always used to say I was a ‘Type A’ personality. Hey, it was the reason why I never had time to travel, fall in love, start a family, hang out with friends or even relax and watch an entire movie at once. It simply would go completely against the grain […]






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in each day a new beginning unfolds

In each day a new beginning unfolds. Actually a new beginning unfolds in each and every moment. And as it does, you have the opportunity to start anew. It amazes me how many new beginnings I’ve had in my life, regardless of my age. When I was in my twenties, I was convinced that by […]






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being bigger than your arguments

A guest post by Amber Milne We all wish for a simpler life today. But I’ve found that in reality, life just gets harder and harder the older you get. When I was at college, and swamped by so much homework and projects and dissertations, I remember naively thinking “I just need a weekend to sort […]






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