do you also feel like to you are rushing too much in your life, dont have time to even breathe, well if yes then you really need a simple living.
What is a simple life?
Simple living refers to a manner of living in which a person does not own many things or use many modern machines and usually lives in the countryside
people who live slowly, simply and spread love.
why do you need a simple life?
Living a simple life is about paring back, so that you have space to breathe. By having a simple life is you will have more time to relax and time to breathe.
It’s about finding joys in the simple things, and being content with solitude, quiet, contemplation and savoring the moment.
1. CLEAN UP YOUR MIND
Trust me this is the best formula to live a simple and relaxed life. If you are not mentally happy, relaxed, and living with all those bad memories, the worst experience, overthinking, etc, then you won’t be able to live a simple life.
what is simple life even mean?
well as we read in starting, simple life does mean living simply with no high tec technology, no too much social media, no complaints, and jealousy right?
but mental health also plays a major role in this, people who are mentally disturbed could not live any lifestyle whether is simple living or living with high tec technology.
if you want to live happily, and simply, and stay fresh you need to stop overthinking and caring too much.
2. PLAN A 5-YEAR FROM NOW
Planning your life is a crucial step to reaching your goal, your dream. If you are not living your dream that is because you have not planned your life previously and living with the flow like dead fish but that is completely ok now you can change it.
why planning is important?
well if you want to achieve something in your life you need to have a whole structure and strategy to achieve it, without any planning there is an 80% chance to lose the game.
check out this article on how could you plan a successful 5 years of your life.
3. STOP OVERTHINKING
Stop overthinking, overthinking can be poisonous yes you heard that right.
Overthinking can put you under constant stress and stress can increase levels of cortisol, which can wear down your brain’s ability to function properly. It can even kill brain cells and reduce the size of the brain.
4. STOP COMPARING
8 billion people (2022) in our world and everyone has a different journey, different mind, different way to think, and different feelings the most exciting part is that you are unique because no one is like you.
still, comparing? if yes then better stop. comparing, jealousy is not a solution, it’s just a negative thought in your mind which is making you a negative person, think like this
whenever we see negative people, we think negatively about them right, we wish not to talk to any negative people like them but if you are jealous, you are comparing, you are thinking bad about someone you are also a negative person right?
stop comparing and being jealous. when you stop comparing and jealousy automatically stop
5. STOP GIVING QUICK REACTION
people who give quick reactions do not have patience.
many people with short tempers do give a quick overreaction which is not needed as well but why giving a quick reaction is bad?
There are many times when quick reactions put people in the line of fire where they can be hurt.
6. Make a morning/night routine
having a perfect morning routine is a blessing, if you start your day the wrong way you are gonna waste too much time on useless things.
night routine is also very crucial like a morning routine, after working 24/7 you need a pamper self-care routine where you can relax and chill, check out this article on how to pamper yourself also how to have a nice night routine.
7. BE KIND AND DOWN TO EARTH
People do show off their attitude, money, and cloth which is fine if you have achieved it you could but sometimes people are really rude and harsh on people who have not achieved something like that.
there is a difference between self-respect and showing attitude.
try to be humble and be down to earth, I think money can buy anything but not the memory which the other person had with you.
8. WRITE DOWN THE JOURNAL
writing a journal can be very beneficial like
- Achieve goals
- Track progress and growth
- Gain self-confidence
- Improve writing and communication skills
- Reduce stress and anxiety
- Find inspiration
some amazing journal
Me time is crucial, you have to understand yourself first to be happy alone. if you are alone and not happy you don’t know yourself.
try to sit alone and think about yourself like
- what you want
- what you wanted to be
- how do you want to spend your life
- with whom you want to spend your time
- are you going on the right track
- are you happy
- how will you achieve your goal
DON’T USE TOO MANY DEVICE
me: Are you wasting too much time on social media, your phone, or your laptop?
people: how would I know whether I am wasting my time too much or not?
ahh well if you are using your phone immediately just after waking up and constantly using it while having breakfast, lunch, and dinner well yeah then you are using too much phone and screen which is unhealthy for your health.
but how will you reduce your screen time?
well, schedule your work properly and strictly.
check out this article on how to stay focused on work.
11. DO WORK AFTER 7 PM
Simple living does have one benefit you don’t need to work too much.
if you want to live a simple life then separate your personal life and professional life.
most people who follow simple living are very calm and do not work after 7 pm. make a perfect timetable for yourself and stop working after a particular time.
12. CLEAN UP YOUR MESS
Clean up your mess include
- you room
- your table
- your cloths
- your working space
- your house/room
- your study books
- your skin care material
- your laptop, phone, gallery
sometimes people do feel suffocation due to, too much mess, keep your place clean by following this simple trick. check out this article on how to organize your life.
13. LEARN SOME NEW SKILL
Learning is never enough, we all have hobbies, and trust me in this generation we have so many opportunities to make money through our hobbies.
check out this article on how could you make money through your hobby.
14. STOP GIVING YOUR OPINION ON EVERYTHING
AHH stop giving opinions on everything, try to save your energy and not care too much about everything.
note: you know what sometimes we do get tired due to overthinking, if you think too much about everything that will make you sick actually, do not think too much and let your brain relax.
15. SLOW DOWN
Slow down your rushes, we all are busy and we all are late for our work right? slow down, try not to have
- too much work a day
- tense work
- too much overthinking
- being late for work
- have too much technology work
- not to be hurry
take your time to do all your tasks.
16. HAVE FAMILY TIME
Family time is the best time for fun and enjoyment. Spend more time with family this will also reduce your screen timing too
there are many different ways to spend time with family like
- remembering old memories
- card game
- watching family movie
- playing video games
- watching the old family clip
- singing together
- drawing competition
17. LEARN ABOUT YOUR RELIGION
In this busy world, we are too busy to know who are we and what is our purpose.
learn about your religion more from your parents and grandparents.
18. SPEND TIME WITH NATURE
Go out with friends and family spend time with nature, click pictures, eat nice food, play outside games, and pamper yourself by giving yourself a small gift.
19. WRITE SOME POSITIVE THOUGH
Write some positive and motivated though for yourself to stay motivated and happy.
you can also read motivational podcasts and listen to some stories on youtube.
20. write down your yearly goal
when you have a set goal in your life you don’t have to worry or overthink about a lot of your life.
Make sure you write your main goal and then sub-divide it like
write down your main goal and what you wanted to be an example youtuber
so if you wanted to be a YouTuber you have to divide your goal according to what your yearly goal should look like
- 100k subscribers in a year
- 300 videos
- 25 videos in a month
- 3 videos in a week
if you want to achieve your study goal
- year goal (number of books to complete)
- monthly goal ( number of books to read )
- weekly goal (writing notes )
- daily goal ( reading at least 3 chapters a day )
you need to divide your main goals into sub-goals to achieve your main goal.
check out my detailed article on how to achieve weekly goals.
HAVE ONE SELF-PAMPERING DAY
what is self-pampering?
to give someone special treatment, making that person as comfortable as possible and giving them whatever they want.
is self-pampering important?
well yes, self-pampering is crucial mentally and physically.
Have at least one self-pampering day in a week, to have a fresh start.
check out this article on how to do self-pampering.
22. BE IN THE PRESENT MOMENT
Nowadays our generation doesn’t live in the present moment, some think about their childhood memories some think about what will they do in the future, well there are very less amount of people who think about the present moment
try to be the focus and be in present, enjoy your living life, there is an 80% chance you could make your future bright and happy but don’t miss the live moment.
23. ORGANIZED YOUR FINANCE
Make sure you organized your finance properly so that you won’t have to worry about your future, best finance tips
- save for future
- invest your money to make more money
- read finance books to increase your knowledge
- talk to people who are already experts on it
- do not buy liabilities
- plan your 5-year finance life from now.
24. FIND DAILY FUN ACTIVITY
To keep yourself happy productive also fit, find any daily activity which makes you happy, it can be
- playing game
- playing with dog
25. START SAYING NO
Come on you cannot say yes to everything, I know saying no is difficult when you are introverted but you need to learn to say no.
26. STOP CARING ABOUT TOO MANY THINGS
Well if you are a person who thinks a lot about many things, the thing you are not even involved in! well clearly all those though are making you more tired, stop overthinking and be more focused on your work.
27. HAVE HEALTHY HABITS AND LIFESTYLE
Well a healthy habit can be like
- eating good food
- going to the gym daily
- waking up early
- having 8 hours of sleep
- not drinking any alcohol
- not smoking
- eating enough protein
- drinking enough water
- walking at least 3k steps
- reading books
try to add at least one healthy habit every day to improve yourself more.
28. SPREAD LOVE/CARE/SUPPORT
30TH DAY SIMPLE LIVING CHALLENGE WILL BE
Spreading love, care, support, and positivity to every person we talk to and spend time with.
you know what? everyone in this world is depressing as hell, so if we are spreading love positivity, and care we are helping that person to come over from depression.
(just an inner thought)
well, that’s it hope you like that make sure to save this article so that you won’t miss any steps.