No need for more

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Pareto Realty TN #251071

“Less is more” is so Cliche’!

As I become more aware of my inevitable potential for mortality, the less I care about having more STUFF.

I have recently (this week) returned to a long-time habit of mine which “fizzled” some years ago. This habit is one that served me well for SO many years because it helped me maintain daily focus on all of the pieces of my living that matter most. Now that I’m telling the truth, I think I fell out of this habit 10 years ago . . . This is something I started in the early 1990s as a daily reminder of the power of Deepak Chopra’s Book “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success“. (first Pareto Realty Book Club book of 2020). Here’s how it works:

EVERY morning, before diving into the work fray, sit in a quiet place and read one of the Laws . . . Buy a “Composition Book” and write the date – then any reflections that come to mind for you while you read the law. I did this for YEARS, and then stopped doing it for reasons unknown.

This week, I picked this habit back up, and it’s already making a HUGE difference it this week, and guess what? It’s making a HUGE difference in my mindset and productivity. Try it – and buy this book and read it. It’s WAY more than “just another thing”

Of all the things you “possess”, which ones are “net value creators” . . . Things/people who enhance your life experience and contribute to your happiness?

What/who are those which would improve your life experience by their absence?

So . . . Now that you know your truth, what’re you gonna do about it?

Published by Barry Owen 

Strategist-CEO of Pareto Realty Real estate sales Professional Inviter-Facilitator-Practicer of Open Space Technology Opening safe space for people & organizations to self-organize around issues & opportunities BarryOwen.US Invite-Listen-Love 

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Lottie Kendall
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Hi Barry - perhaps this is a book that I, my daughters, and granddaughters should read and discuss. Thanks for pointing me in that direction. I'll learn more.

Jan 23, 2020 08:10 AM #1
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Hi Barry- ordered and on my Kindle reader on my iPhone. 

Jan 23, 2020 06:29 PM #2
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AWESOME Kathy! One of my favorite books

Jan 24, 2020 08:42 AM #3
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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I do believe a little less can be more.  For example, I had spent the first half of my life accumulating things.  It came to a point where I couldn't find anything because there was just too much stuff.  I have been weeding out a lot of those unneeded things, and opted for less.  Life is so beautiful in its simplest form!

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