Pigeon of Discontent: I Want an Uncluttered LIfe (With Less Shopping)

Each week, I post a video about some Pigeon of Discontent raised by a reader. Because, as much as we try to find the Bluebird of Happiness, we're also plagued by those small but pesky Pigeons of Discontent.

This week's Pigeon of Discontent, suggested by a reader, is: "I want an uncluttered life (with less shopping)."

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If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…

5 tips for resisting impulse shopping.

11 tips for cutting down the number of things you buy.

"Life is barren enough surely with all her trappings…"

How about you? Have you found ways to keep yourself from making purchases that, over the long term, don't add to your happiness?

You can post your own Pigeon of Discontent at any time; also, from time to time, I'll make a special call for suggestions.

You can check out the archives of videos here.

Also ...

  • I enjoy a visit to Momfilter--"a lifestyle playbook for families"--created by Pilar Guzman and Yolanda Edwards of Cookie magazine fame.

  • Have you read the book The Happiness Project? If not, please consider it. Did I mention that it has been on the New York Times bestseller list for 65 straight weeks, including time at #1? I did? Oh yes, I think I did. Oh well! Buy the book here.