Living with Less

By ASPIREist | ASPIREist Original. Seth Maxwell takes us inside a movement that preaches the gospel of living with less as a means to more peace and happiness. CALL TO ACTION: Make a vow to downsize one aspect of your life, and post pictures using #LessIsMore.

Episode 3, Segment 3: Living with Less

Living With Less

Two advocates of a minimalist lifestyle discuss what it means to them and how it has changed them as people.<p>Americans tend to have a lot of stuff—closets full of shoes, garages cluttered with gear, basements stacked with boxes of who knows what. But for about as long as Americans have been stocking …

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Reverend Billy & the Stop-Shopping Choir

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Reverend Billy Talen and his group are returning to New York City this Black Friday to deliver a simple message to Americans: resist consumerism<p>Justin Bieber has pulled out of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. But don’t worry: the Reverend Billy is still planning to entertain the holiday crowd on …

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A Guide to Living With Less

Shares 15K<p>Ours is a world of excess. We have hundreds of cable channels. Super-sized meals and buffets abound. We even have stores dedicated to …

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Minimalist Living: When a Lot Less Is More

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Deciding to Live with Less

I pulled into my driveway on a sunny March afternoon like I had hundreds of times before<i>.</i> Before I exited my Jeep I could see the screen of my …

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Earning money and spending it is the American Way. All around the country, millions of people collect their paychecks and immediately turn around to …

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Writer and designer Graham Hill asks: Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and …

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For many years people have puzzled over why countries that get richer don't seem to get happier. Now, researchers have an answer.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Money can't buy you happiness, right? That's the assumption we've always had, and it feels good to feel that way. It's also been held by …

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Reverend Billy & the Stop Shopping Choir

The Trump Depression Hotline starts tomorrow. Thirteen member of The Stop Shopping Choir will crisscross the UK in a bus, performing and doing …

7 Ways to Sample Living With Less

<i>“There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little.”</i> —Jackie French Koller<p>From the moment we’re born, …

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