Topics We Explored:
- What Courtney learned on her journey toward simplicity
- How getting diagnosed with multiple sclerosis influenced Courtney to pursue minimalism
- How Courtney defines minimalism and simplicity
- What excuses Courtney often hears when she encounters people considering a minimalist lifestyle
- Why the disproportionate number of men to women in the simplicity/minimalist arena is problematic
- How Courtney’s energy, relationships, and self-acceptance transformed when she did the 333 challenge
- How avoiding simplicity can lead to exhaustion, debt, and discontentment
“Not being yourself is exhausting.” – Courtney Carver (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Project 333
- Be More with Less
- The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own by Joshua Becker
- The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo
- Colin Wright
- Tammy Strobel
- Minimalism Documentary
- Women Can Be Minimalists Too
About Courtney Carver:
Courtney Carver offers a gentle approach to simplicity on bemorewithless.com so you can focus on what really matters. As a simplicity author and speaker, she helps people make space in their homes, time in their days, and love in their hearts for lives with less stress and more love. She created minimalist fashion challenge Project 333, which has been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine and Real Simple, and she lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband and daughter.
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Not being yourself is exhausting totally agree