The Society: Lifestyle Choices: (Voluntary Simplicity Lifestyle Choices )

Voluntary Simplicity is about making a conscious choice to act in a more sustainable and natural way. This is the section for sites relating to such a choice and its benefits and consequences. The term "Voluntary Simplicity" was coined by Duane Elgin, author of the book Voluntary Simplicity first published in 1981. It means adopting a simpler life-style by reducing our consumption in order to help conserve the earth's dwindling resources. Many feel that the simple life is less stressful and more fulfilling -- it's a way to reduce the number of hours spent working for pay and increase the time spent with children, friends, family or contributing to the community. Voluntary Simplicity Lifestyle Choices Society.

Simple living encompasses a number of different voluntary practices to simplify one's lifestyle. (wikipedia)