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The benefits of simplified living

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July 14th, 2016

Living in a world that seems to spin faster with each passing day, it’s no wonder that so many of us long for a simpler way to live. We harken back to a time in our lives when we had less to manage and more time to “simply” enjoy life.  

Simplified living is a theme that resonates throughout Erickson Living. Each community is designed to provide the people who live there with an environment that embodies ease of lifestyle, providing more time to simply enjoy life.

Making the choice to embrace a simpler lifestyle can be difficult in the beginning. It requires making tough decisions, self-discipline, and motivation. This can be a bit overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it all on your own. The Erickson Realty and Moving Services program provides you with resources to support your efforts in achieving the simplified life you envisioned. You’ll have access to experts who can help you pare down what you’ve accumulated over the years, enabling you to focus on the items, activities, and relationships that you cherish most.  

Making the choice to eliminate the excess frees us to enjoy the many benefits associated with a simpler lifestyle.

Peace of mind. A cluttered space can make us feel anxious, increasing the desire to escape our surroundings. By reducing the clutter in our lives, we are free to live a more peaceful and abundant life.  

Fewer expenses. Making the choice to have less diminishes the need to shop for more furniture, furnishings, and “stuff.” We are more organized, which helps us to easily assess our “needs” and define our “wants.”  

Healthier lifestyle. By relieving the stress associated with the clutter in our lives, we can focus on eating healthier meals, taking time to exercise, and devoting more time to meditation or prayer.

Time with loved ones. Simplified living translates into more time, resources, and energy to enjoy the relationships that add quality, value, and meaning to our lives.

If you’re ready to start enjoying the many benefits simplified living offers, consider visiting an Erickson Living community near you. You’ll see firsthand how this lifestyle frees people to be able to do more of what they want to do.