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What does Simple Living mean to you?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Basic Inventory Feb 4, 2014. 64 Replies

Putting this out there to see what everyone has to say about this subject. I've been thinking about this alot lately while trying to get the clutter out of my life. To me it comes down to…Continue

 

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Basic Inventory replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"To me living simply means removing all the clutter I can. This includes emotional clutter, material clutter, and spiritual clutter. When I imagine a simple life I imagine living in nature, having a good work/life balance, spending time with friends…"
Feb 4, 2014
Kluk J. replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"Hi, As for attaching memories to things, I do it often, but I've learned to get rid off somethings as well. From time to time I throw some "emotional" objects away. Otherwise you'll always have a reason to remember past events,…"
Jan 13, 2014
StaggerLee replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"Living within my means is first and foremost. If that criteria is met, next comes the following: necessity, practical, functional, durable, desired (as opposed to impulsive). I try to be content with where I am and what I have. That is not the same…"
Jan 13, 2014
Wayne replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"I Just turned 28 last Nov and have been trying to re organize and simplify my life the best I can. Been married for six years with two children, and the last four years of doing my best to work hard and raise our children While neglecting everything…"
Jan 13, 2014
Brad Williams replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"There are a lot of good ideas on this thread.  Very good ideas. But we can go at it the other way.  Like instead of focusing on getting rid of what's not important, we can put the magnifying glass on what IS important. Ask…"
Jan 12, 2014
Sarge replied to Ciarán Morrissey's discussion Education
"BS Sport Management Havent really used it as of yet. It was more about the experience of college over anything I learned in the classroom. Or I should say more about the skills of doing projects, analytical thinking, that sort of thing rather than…"
Jun 28, 2013
Sarge replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"Never used it, would never use it, and think that someone that uses it may be a little self conscious about thier own sexuality. kind of like having to put a disclaimer out there. My $.02"
Jun 28, 2013
Christopher Lee replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"I'm one of those guys whose see's the home depot sheds with two levels and says; I want to live in that. In fact if my Fiancee would let me, I would. ahahah. She is simple but not that simple. Give me shelter, food, a warm bed, my books…"
Sep 25, 2012
Johnny replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"I recently have been trying to simplify my life. I've known for a long time but finally really realized cluttered life, cluttered home cluttered mind. I'm trying to clean my home get rid of stuff I dont need or use. I am not a horder but I…"
Sep 25, 2012
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Jul 4, 2010
Theo Hunter replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"I think liveing simply means not being wasteful with your time, energy, or money. That means not buying things I don't need, doing things now so I don't have to spend more time and engergy on it later. I've stoped having a…"
Apr 29, 2010
Scott Omega replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"It seems you have a plan for everything. Kudos on your approach to health and the environment. Ever see those houses built with recycled cans and tires? They utilize solar power and the junk doesn't go to waste."
Apr 29, 2010
Jon replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
Apr 29, 2010
Pete Noy replied to Sarge's discussion What does Simple Living mean to you?
"You took a huge first step and doing it on your own speaks volumes of your character."
Mar 25, 2010

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Kettlebell Workouts: The Kettlebell Swing

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Working with a piece of fitness equipment such as the Kettlebell, can be very advantageous to your overall fitness goals. The Kettlebell Swing, specifically, is a Core to Extremity movement, so it can be demanding physically when you are fatigued in the middle of a Kettlebell workout.

The Ketllebells that are used most frequently in my gym, the Hero Gym, were purchased from Fringe Sport, and they have been an excellent piece of exercise equipment to have around. Below I will describe…

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Motivation: How to Start and Stick To an Exercise Program

Posted on October 31, 2009 at 9:00pm 2 Comments

We've all been there. We're tired after a long day of hard work and dealing with the various stressors of our everyday life. Believe me, I've had more than a few days like this in my time on this planet. But with this post I hope to be able to give you some tools that you can use to finally say 'Enough already!' with the cycle of excuses to not starting or not sticking to an excercise program.



Why should you listen to me? You should listen to me because I have employed these same… Continue

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
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Happy Birthday! Hope it is a great one Sarge
 
 
 

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