Courtney Carver: Simplicity Is a Way Back to Yourself (Episode 170)
Topics We Explored:
- Why it oftentimes takes something major — a health scare, losing a family member, or the beginning or end of a relationship — to make a significant life change
- How “being a minimalist” can look different for different people, and can be as varied as cleaning out a closet or evaluating aspects of your life that don’t add value
- Why it’s important to sit with your stressful or uncomfortable feelings
- What you can do to cultivate mindfulness by cutting down on how busy you are, and why working more doesn’t always mean more fulfillment
“I’m a fan of one-at-a-time, small, tiny changes. All the big changes are thousands of little tiny changes.” — Courtney Carver
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Courtney Carver
- Episode 92: Be More with Less with Courtney Carver
- Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More by Courtney Carver
- Joshua Becker
- Glennon Doyle
- Tao Te Ching by Laozi
About Courtney Carver:
Courtney Carver changed her life by simplifying it after a devastating diagnosis in 2006. She’s the founder of bemorewithless.com and minimalist fashion challenge Project 333. Her new book Soulful Simplicity will be published December 26 by Penguin Random House. Carver shows us the power of simplicity to improve our health, build more meaningful relationships, and relieve stress in our professional and personal lives.
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