I Live a Simple Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 254 People

    When you take even a quick look at riches,

    they are gone. They grow wings and fly away into the sky like an eagle.. Proverbs 23:5 Been spending my money for crap on the last few years.. Overeating on expensive restaurants.. Spending stuffs on material things i don't need. And yet, none of these gave me lasting happiness...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Mar 3

    The Most Simple expression On The World: The expression Of Nature

    so romantic, beautiful, yet simple a little miracle of nature
    zuzi57 zuzi57
    51-55, F
    Apr 29, 2012
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 3

    What Is This?

    I love living a simple life. Having what I need and less of what I think I want. Life for Rob and I is basic and we try to keep the drama at bay as much as possible. Our home is our sanctuary and everything has its place and every purchase we have made for our new life together...
    dartist dartist
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2012

    I don't live an extravagant lifestyle.

    I don't have extravagant things. I've done just fine without them. I love spending money as much as the next person, but my family is always my top priority. I'll never make them do without just because I want something. Life is much easier and more relaxed when it's simple. I...
    Jononymous Jononymous
    26-30, M
    Mar 4

    Down On The Farm

    It is simple. It is pure, organic, unadulterated, fresh, in touch with the elements, with nature, with flora to delight the senses, and fauna that enchants and befriends in many gorgeous ways. I see myriads of stars, planets, shooting stars, satellites and other celestial bodies...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    "welcome?"

    OK, I've held my silence long enough! (actually I have been discussing it with friends, but not writing about it)Here's a scenario: Let's say you go to a furniture store and purchase a couch. You have it delivered, then next day go to work and upon returning home, the salesman of...
    basementsong basementsong
    41-45, M
    Mar 18, 2013

    Artifact

    I am the eldest son of a postman.  My dear father was a severe man.  He died recently but he was almost dead from tuberculosis  when I was four. That was within a decade after the 2nd World War.  The times were harsh.  People had to struggle to survive...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    5 Responses May 7, 2010

    I enjoy the freedom that comes from not being

    obligated to run in the rat race or keep up with whoever people are trying to keep up with these days. Simplicity is beautiful.
    SoftCandle SoftCandle
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 13

    I Will Protect My Friends

    I will have you know that I am not afraid to get violent with you if you pick on my ep friends. Prepare yourselves foolish perpetrators of imaginary violence and tomskullery. If need be I will do one of the following.. And if need be even more I will do MORE of the following...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

    The Value Of Being Right And Sticking To It.

    About 6 or 7 years ago, my aunt, then 89 years old had fallen and broken her hip. She had never married and lived alone on a sheep and chicken farm. At this point, she was still taking care of chickens and gardening, completely independent. she had to go to a rehab nursing...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013

    when I'm off work it's just me,

    basic cable, and/or $5 DVD's that I buy at Walmart.
    outmybox outmybox
    41-45, M
    Mar 4

    I always thought something big

    and great was going to happen to me. I was always waiting for that to happen. In the meantime, I worked, married, had children, etc. I finally realized that something great and big had happened to me and I didn't even realize it. It was having 3 wonderful children and finding...
    Camille7 Camille7
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

    Happy Nov. 12th.

    Once a year we celebrate an event that is yours alone A time when creation stood still to watch in awe. A miracle, transforming you from thought to crying babe A moment that those who cared will always recall. It's not a day that ages you or makes you wrinkle It's not a...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

    My Outer Life At Least.

    My inner life, not so simple. lol. In fact, I have a strange feeling that I might be a little NUTZ. I don't think it's anything to be extremely worried about though. haha. I live in the country on about an acre of land with my family. Well actually it's just mom and I.... That...
    Simplyliving Simplyliving
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2010

    I am currently living a very simple life.

    I have been making changes in most areas of my life, and I almost feel like I am starting my life over... It isn't a bad thing, but it is a slow process. Lots of 'cleaning' out to do, but in the mean time, my life has become very basic and simple. It is a privilege.
    SoftCandle SoftCandle
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 3

    Slow Down You Move Too Fast

    I stepped off the merry-go-round I found the fast pace of life stressful and unfulfilling.   I felt ill in mind and body trying to keep up with the so called "normal" life intensity. My life might be boring to  others but it suits me well.  I don't have a bored chemical...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday
    61-65, F
    4 Responses May 29, 2012

    Oceans

    I live a simple life. Work-house, House-work. Family-house, House-family. But apart from that, something extra-ordinary that I can consider not simple. I have a wide ocean of emotions to explore with.
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2012

    Ranch Life

    "Ranch" is actually too grand a term for 28 acres. But since we have horses and our attempts at growing anything are mostly a miserable failure...ranch it is. My father has a multitude of free range chickens with which I try to remain uninvolved. Emergency back up only where...
    Epiphany68 Epiphany68
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

    most of my life I have strived to make

    as much money, as possible.. now I just make enough and I am happy most of the time. Before I was always stressing and wanting more. The more I made the more I wanted. What about you
    jarret1234 jarret1234
    51-55, M
    1 Response May 15, 2014
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