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Voluntary Simplicity Resources

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Most of the following books can be checked out from the City of San Diego Public Library or the San Diego County Library. If you choose to add a copy of these books to your personal library, purchasing them through the following links will help support the San Diego Voluntary Simplicity Group.

Voluntary Simplicity: Toward a Way of Life That Is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich (Revised Edition) by Duane Elgin

The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living by Janet Luhrs

The Circle of Simplicity: Return to the Good Life by Cecile Andrews

Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin

Simplify Your Life: 100 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy the Things That Really Matter
and Inner Simplicity: 100 Ways to Regain Peace and Nourish Your Soul both by Elaine St. James

Choosing Simplicity: Real People Finding Peace and Fulfillment in a Complex World
by Linda Breen-Pierce

Stepping Lightly: Simplicity for people and the planet
by Mark A. Burch

Related Links

Simple Living Network - Providing Tools, Examples & Contacts For Conscious, Simple, Healthy & Restorative Living

Seeds of Simplicity - Organizing & Educating for Voluntary Simplicity: Tools for Children, Adults & Community

The Simplicity Resource Guide - This site is maintained by Linda Breen Pierce, founder of The Pierce Simplicity Study

Center for a New American Dream - Caring for our world, our families, ourselves

Voluntary Simplicity Web Directory - Google Web directory of Voluntary Simplicity web pages listed in Google PageRank order

Voluntary Simplicity Web Resources - List of web sites focusing on Voluntary Simplicity maintened by The Garden

Craig's List - San Diego - Free non-comercial site for community, jobs, housing, for sale, and personals

Sustainable Consumption - The Sierra Club guide to sustainable consumption

Path to Freedom - About the Dervaes family living a homegrown revolution in Pasenda, CA


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To attend a meeting of the San Diego Voluntary Simplicity Group, check out our Get Involved page.

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I wanted to live deep and suck all the marrow out of life."
Henry David Thoreau