Imagine what it would feel like to breathe a little easier, and feel lighter moving through your home and life. How would things change if you started taking steps to be less overwhelmed, busy, sick, or tired?
Living simply provides so many benefits, but sometimes it can be challenging to maintain a commitment to long-term change. If you look forward to living with less stuff, less stress and less obligation so you can have more time, money and energy to pursue what means most to you, choose to live a simple year.
A Simple Year was designed to simplify your life gently and with purpose. You’ll learn something new each month and focus on what matters most with a simplicity advocate that specializes in topics like clutter, food, money, relationships, and busyness.
This is what you can expect from your 12 months of guided simplicity:
This is the last year we’ll be offering these twelve months of guided simplicity. When you sign up, you’ll receive a bonus PDF to help you reduce the busyness in your life. In addition to the monthly modules, you’ll be invited to a live webinar with the monthly contributor and another with the founder of A Simple Year, Courtney Carver. This will give you extra opportunity to ask questions and share your experience.
Brooke McAlary is on a mission to help you slow down. She is the author of two books, Destination Simple and SLOW and is the creator and host of The Slow Home Podcast, where she dives deep in to the multitude of ways we can learn to simplify, live mindfully and find pockets of slow in a fast-paced world. She’s also a firm advocate for the best things in life – naps, travel, cuddles, a good book and a great shiraz.
Sarah Von Bargen has helped thousands of people pay off debt and bulk up their bank accounts through her articles, courses, and programs. She teaches students to align their spending and values and develop the mindsets and habits to change the way they think about money, for good - no deprivation required! You can read more about her work at yesandyes.org.
Zoë Kim is on a journey to inspire and equip you to clear physical and mental clutter, create space for what you truly care about, and live your best life. She is the author of Minimalism for Families and the founder of Raising Simple. With her pragmatic and thoughtful approach, she partners with families to tackle the challenges of a cluttered home and life. Zoë loves to try new food, travel, talk psychology, and spend time outside with her four kids.
Jules Clancy is a former Food Scientist turned Author and Simplicity Lover. She only writes recipes with 6-ingredients or less. She lives in Australia and has been blogging about simple weeknight dinners at www.thestonesoup.com since 2005.
Colin Wright is the author of a few dozen books, the blogger behind Exile Lifestyle, and the host of the Let’s Know Things podcast. He's been traveling full-time since 2009, and speaks to audiences around the world about intentional living.
Amanda Sandlin is a self-trained artist and voice behind the “At Wild Woman” with a spirit that is equal parts wanderer and homebody. Capturing art in nature, Amanda explores the bravery and vulnerability of being a woman in the wild. She shares her creations on atwildwoman.com and on Instagram @atwildwoman.
Rachel Jonat is the author of several books including of Do Less: A Minimalist Guide to a Simplified, Organized and Happy Life and The Joy of Doing Nothing. She has been sharing how to a rich life with less stuff for eight years through her books, blog and speaking.
An inveterate mover, Rachel, her husband and three sons, recently moved from the city to a small and quiet mountain town. She enjoys travel, grilled zucchini and getting up long before her children so she can soak up the quiet.
In addition to the awesome Family module in July, (because we understand all members are at different phases in life), Courtney will be offering a bonus micromodule on how to set healthy boundaries. You can engage in either module or both!
Rebecca Shern is a Registered Dietitian, foodie, wellness nerd, recreational athlete, and mom. She's the founder of Minimal Wellness, a business dedicated to helping people find, navigate, and enjoy the simple path to optimal health. Rebecca believes eliminating the “junk” (foods, advice, stuff, excuses, distractions) helps us focus on the critical components of wellness, enabling us to be healthier, happier, and more fulfilled. She lives with her daughter, Ella, and partner, Joshua, in Missoula, Montana and Los Angeles, California.
Lisa Luken is a simple living coach and consultant. She speaks, leads retreats and is on a mission to explore the simplest places in the world. She believes that boldness, bravery, and curiosity are key ingredients to simplifying your life. She’s achieved big dreams with her family through simplifying and she loves helping others do the same.
Dr. Denaye Barahona is the founder of Simple Families. She is a loving wife and mama of two. Denaye advocates for taking a holistic approach to helping the whole family stay well: physical, emotional, and relational. That means living well by developing a healthy relationship with yourself, your family, and your home. She holds a Ph.D. in Child Development and is a Clinical Social Worker with a specialty in child and family practice.
Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, known to their audience as The Minimalists, help more than 20 million people live meaningful lives with less through their website, books, podcast, and films. They have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine, and they have spoken at Harvard, Apple, and Google. The Minimalists Podcast is often the #1 health podcast on Apple Podcasts, and their documentary, Minimalism, was recently released by Netflix. Both raised in Dayton, Ohio, they currently live in Los Angeles.
Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they’ve spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love and peace.
Courtney Carver is the founder of A Simple Year. She’ll be joining you each month for an extra webinar to connect and answer questions about the monthly topic and anything you are curious about. Courtney is the author of Soulful Simplicity and has been sharing her journey back to health, her experiences with minimalist Fashion Challenge Project 333 and other simplicity adventures on her blog, Be More with Less since 2010.
Each month you’ll receive written articles, plus an audio or video recording. There will also be a live monthly webinar where you can connect with the contributor, ask questions, and meet other people on a similar path. The live webinar will be recorded and provided so you can watch it anytime. You can even submit questions in advance.
Because we encourage you to go at your own pace, we’ll give you a PDF at the end of the program with all of the content, and links to all webinars, so you can revisit the material anytime.
The lessons and contributors from A Simple Year will help you create the time and space you need to thrive and grow in your life and reconnect with the people and experiences you love.