by Tammy Taylor
Recently I wrote a piece that was published by Mother Earth News about how self reliance and voluntary simplicity equals power. The advertising moguls would have you believe that you need them to do things for you – that many of those convenience items are just too complicated or time consuming for you to be able to do them for yourself. Don’t buy into it! I’ve found that when I practice Voluntary Simplicity and Self Reliance that I feel empowered. Empowered to do more, and to do for myself better and cheaper than they can and certainly with a greener footprint. What in particular brought me to this realization? Read on, dear friends.