Old-Fashioned On Purpose

Old-Fashioned On Purpose

By Stephanie Seferian

In the name of convenience, manufacturers sold us the promise that their products make life easier. And while such gadgets, appliances, and electronics have indeed taken over much of the physical labor associated with living, they have also eliminated many of the core competencies that once grounded us, connected us, and made us whole. It's no surprise that many of us feel like something's missing. It's a time of unprecedented technology and ease, sure, but still: many of us find ourselves craving a simpler way. If you've ever wondered whether you're working far too hard at all the wrong endeavors, today's conversation with podcaster Jill Winger is here to help.   Here's a preview:  [8:00] Uncovering our collective 'modern malaise' [12:00] The good, bag, and ugly: 3 ways in which industrialization has impacted our quality of life [18:00] Want to be very slightly more self-sufficient? Here are some suggestions for where to start [25:00] 2 steps to adopting an old-fashioned mindset right where you are   Resources mentioned: Jill on Instagram -- Join our (free!) community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube. Email me and say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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