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Simple Living How to Live a Better Life With Less (Declutter and simplify)

This is a guide to simplifying your life and concentrating on the things that are really important. Here’s what it covers:

Figure out what is important to you
-Making a list of all of these things
-How to brainstorm if you get stuck

What things are you doing in your life right now?
-Work, home, family, friends, fun, health, spiritual
-How does this match up with whatโ€™s important to you
-How can you make changes in your life so that every day is filled with the things that are important to you?

-How to spend quality time with family and friends and have less virtual interaction and more real interaction
-How to wean yourself from Facebook, Twitter, etc.
-Less texting
-How to make more time to see people face to face
-How to get involved with the community and giving back

Media fast
-How to go a week with no tv, radio, blogs, newspapers, magazines
-How to use the time you would have been consuming media productively

Your home
-How to decide what things are necessary
-What to do with sentimental attachments
-How to get rid of everything else
-A guide on room by room tips for eliminating clutter
-How to go paperless and digitally capture documents
-How to organize your digital files
-How to not accumulate more things
-How to be energy efficient
-Green cleaners

-How to simplify your decor and wardrobe

Your car
-Downsizing your car
-Getting rid of your car altogether
-Car sharing services
-Public transportation

-Transitioning to work that you find meaningful
-Learning how to say no
-Why multitasking is bad

-How to avoid getting into debt
-How to be frugal
-How to get out of debt

-Less processed and more natural foods
-Plan your meals a week at a time
-Make simple, healthy meals
-Try growing some of your own food

-Learning how to express your creative side

-Becoming aware of the present moment


Vegetarian Chili Recipe: Soulful & Full of Flavor

Vegetarian chili that is full of soulful flavor and hearty enough to stick to your bones??? Say it aint so!!!! I’ll admit vegetarian chili didn’t sound that appealing to me at first. I guess I’m just not a real veggie lover (although I’m trying to be) I’m a meat & potatoes, (cakes, cookies, ice cream, pies, candy,) kinda girl and it just seemed like a cruel thing to do to chili…you know, adding all those vegetables and stuff. My oldest sister, who is a vegetarian, has been telling me how fabulous her vegetarian chili recipe is for the longest. Even though she is one of those “healthy people” I trust her when she tells me something vegetarian tastes good. She was raised on my mothers and grandmothers soulful cooking and knows how to doctor up those vegetarian dishes like a seasoned pro. Since so many of us are trying to watch our weight this time of year, I figured you would appreciate a hearty, savory, yet healthy dish to add to your recipe collection. (you can thank for my sister Nikki, although I did tweak this recipe a bit from the original) This vegetarian chili recipe does not disappoint! It’s hearty, mild enough for my toddler, yet my spicy, meat- chili-loving husband gave it 5 stars! I found myself eating my second bowl without even noticing it. It’s loaded with fresh vegetables like zucchini, peppers and corn, three kinds of beans, and a perfect blend of savory spices! This vegetarian chili can easily be customized with your favorite veggies or kick up the
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