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What Are We Afraid Of?

What Do I Want?

  • I want to live in a tiny house.
  • I want less stuff.
  • I want to write.
  • I want to travel.
  • I want to take summers off and not have to work if I don’t feel like it.
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In the fall

Una breve animazione di meno di due minuti che non può non farci riflettere su quanto tempo delle nostra vita viene sprecato facendo qualcosa che odiamo.


a home in the city 

i bought my home nearly 4 years ago, and as much as i like to think that i have improved it- i now realize that the real change is what this place has done to me. 533 more words

The Homestead

Profile of a Downshifter: Noelle Hancock

While some of us only dream of quitting our mundane jobs and moving to the Caribbean (or Europe, Alaska, wherever), some people actually do it. 254 more words


In The News: Being Too Busy Makes You Sick!

Our local TV station recently ran a feature on the dangers of “busyness” and the harmful effects it can have on our health:  Being Too Busy Can Make You Sick… 218 more words


Voting with your brain, not your habits

The United Kingdom has just gone through an election, with the conservative government returned to office.

Whatever you might think of that, one thing was clear – a lot of people voted from habit, and… 863 more words

Simple Living

My Mission

When I committed myself to posting every day this month, I felt like I needed to revisit and clarify the goals and direction for Downshifter’s Journal… 227 more words