Every week I like to feature a few frugal articles that caught my eyes. Curl up in your favorite reading nook and enjoy. Hopefully these encourage you to live frugal lives!
The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain by Brian Bolster
Most of us are living lives like rats on a wheel, and it’s hard to find moments to stop and think. I, for one, could use that right about now. The following video comes from a mini-doc on a U.S. Forest Service fire patroller who scans the mountains for any signs of danger. He goes every fire season and finds it be one of the best times of the year. There’s downtime, reading, and an amazing connection to the world around him. Best part? He gets paid to do it!
Simple Living through Staying Single by a Redditor “Blue-Jasmine”
I’m not one for linking to Reddit posts in my weekly articles, but this one caught my eye. This woman talks about the process of breaking up with a boyfriend, joining dating sites, and then realizing an inner happiness and simpler life as a single person. Loved this little story!
The Most Underrated Sound in Our Society by Joshua Becker
This week, Joshua knocked it out of the park and focused on being mindful of sound; more importantly, appreciating silence. We live in a busy, fast-paced society that constantly demands for our attention. Silence is a rare commodity, and usually, doesn’t cost a thing. Beautiful reminder that we need to slow down enjoy all our senses.