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Review: The Simple Living Guide – The Simple Dollar

A good half of the book is filled with accounts of particular people’s “simple” lives — either the author’s own, or those of people she interviewed.

This Simple Living Guide is a great read for a Sunday afternoon, a beach trip, a plane ride, or any time you need to be brought back down to Earth.

This book was pretty solid, although somewhat repetitive and simple. Nov 29, Logan Hughes rated it it was ok Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? She apparently worked out that she could telecommute from her new home in New Mexico or something like that and only come to LA once in simplle while.

On page the author is describing an isolated community in northern India with a record of good health.

The Simple Living Guide

Simplicity is not about depriving yourself but fostering an appreciation for the world and pe This slightly tattered book stood out to me while browsing a Goodwill store; I am so thankful I bought this little thing I didn’t necessarily “need! Covering both large and small goals, Luhrs demonstrates how to simplify life and savor it. Manet plan was to read this book and pass it along.


Living simple is a great way to reduce stress in our busy lives.

Luhrs’ suggestions got us over that hurdle, and that’s fairly impressive. I was appalled beyond words. Read it Forward Read it first.

I great read for those who want to get more out of life! I am implementing some of the ideas already and it really feels great to simplify and give yourself to the things that you care about – I recommend this book to all! Simple living is about designing our lives to coincide with our ideals. I love books on minimizing, downsizing, decluttering, homesteading, living simply, etc.

I know this from experience. While other books consider various aspects of slowing down or cutting down, this is the first book to bring it all together, offering strategies, inspiration, and resources on the key aspects of our lives: Jan 28, Julian Pecenco rated it it was ok. Nov 13, Charity rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Janet Luhrs.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I’ll come back to this though when I have more patience. I wanted to like it, but it ending up being a bit of a slog. Work from your destination backward. The theme of the book focuses on figuring out what your values are and then evaluating whether or not how you spend your time and money support your values.


I found myself taking copious notes in the wide margins, and re-evaluating my life. Although there is no groundbreaking or new information in this book, I really enjoyed it. The wonders of life are in the people we surround ourselves and the experiences we have.

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Return to Book Page. The emphasis on this point has really dated the book.

How to write a great review. A life changing book for me. Understand how your body works.

Simple living is not about austerity, or frugality, or income level. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Jannet of Livibg Simplicity. Eat meals at home together, all at the same table. The psychic rewards are tremendous. Janet Luhrs, the nationally recognized founder and editor of the “Simple Living Journal, brings together strategies, inspiration, resources, and real-life profiles of people who have slowed down, overcome obstacles, and created richer lives.

A few were a bit unrealistic. Thus, in order to simplify your life, you have to boot the debt out.