I don’t recall reading a book on simplicity

But here’s an idea that jumped into my mind. Dealing with your debt-ridden friends/acquaintances who think that you’re depriving yourself because you don’t buy every single doo-dad that hits the market…

Living with less, mindful shopping and finding satisifaction with what you already own is a major part of Simple Living. I agree with you though, our society very much needs to hear that happiness can come from having less stuff.

I think I may also put some focus on how we, as a society, tend to program our kids to want stuff. I am seriously concerned by the number of little kids I see holding IPads, smart phones etc.. in the stroller while mom does her shopping. Kids bribed with trips to the toy store if they behave etc…