Too Much Of A Good Thing

Too Much Of A Good Thing

By Stephanie Seferian

There's such a thing as too much of a good thing. The key to a balanced life lies in moderation, as any of us who's ever overdone it knows that excess quickly becomes miserable. On today's show we first discuss the Swedish concept of lagom, a.k.a. 'good enough' living. Next, we apply age-old, temperate wisdom to spending habits, interpersonal communication, tidying, and emotions.   Here's a preview: [3:30] The middle is where we want to be. (Don't believe me? I'll prove it) [6:30] 5 ways extreme thinking gets rewarded every darn day [9:30] The Swedish philosophy of lagom, a.k.a. living with just the right amount [17:00] How to apply the concepts of moderation and balance to our spending habits [22:00] The Traffic Light Rule of interpersonal communication [26:00] 3 real problems associated with emotion suppression [29:00] When it comes to your home's tidiness, what's good enough?   Resources mentioned: Lagom: The Swedish Secret of Living Well Moderation Is the Key to Life (via Psychology Today) The Case for Moderation - * Join our (free!) community here. * Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube. * Email me and say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com. Our Sponsors:* Thank you to LifeStraw! https://lifestraw.com/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/sustainable-minimalists/exclusive-content
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