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Three Small Steps to Self-Sufficiency

We have been on a long journey moving towards self-sufficiency and as we get further along I’m reminded of everything we have already accomplished and the small steps we have taken that have built up to the bigger steps we are working on now. 611 more words

Dawn of The Dead vs iPhone

How can we stop consumerism consuming our lives?

For those of you who’ve seen the classic zombie movie Dawn Of The Dead (spoiler alert), you’ll know it critically comments on consumerism and excess. 987 more words

Dharmananda: on the farm with the Dharm.

Cows, creepy-crawlies and communal living.

One of the most common remarks that I have heard by folks who lived at or know the Dharmananda community is that they think it’s one of the best they have come across. 2,211 more words


Living Simply

Invocation For Living Simply

Simple is calling to me
Fewer possessions
Less and less of everything
More conscious living

Simple is calling to me
Fewer manufactured needs… 595 more words


Amazon Dash: The New Epoch of Consumerism

When you buy an Amazon Dash, you buy a specific brand, e.g., you can buy a Tide button or a hundred different other brands.  When you press the button the button automatically places an order for the corresponding brand.   400 more words


The Importance of Finding Your Tribe

As I strive to embrace simplicity, turn my back on mindless consumption, and form positive habits in my daily life, I feel like I’m fighting an uphill battle every day. 301 more words


Video: The High Price of Materialism

The fine folks at the New American Dream put out this video about the high price of materialism.   It gives a quick rundown to the lack of psychological well-being that we derive from a life too consumed with consuming.