The Simple Life Blog

My Next Live Speaking Engagements – June 1st and June 2nd

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Frederick, Maryland June 1st and 2nd

April was a hectic month with the release of my new book The Simple Life Guide To Decluttering Your Life (Click this link to purchase), and heading back to my off grid house for the next 7 months.

I’ll share more in my next post, but a little sneak preview – I’m in the editing phase of my next book The Simple Life Guide To Financial Freedom, which I think is going to be a game changer for a lot of people. If you haven’t already signed up for my newsletter (click here) I highly recommend you do as that is where you find out about all my updates.

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Are You Willing To Endure Short Term Pain For Long Term Gain?

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Just another Saturday working with many more to come!

As I have just released my third book, and the year isn’t even half way over I have been getting some questions primarily, “you are working really hard how are you living the simple life you describe in your teachings?” I will say that is a very fair question, and I have an honest answer, as always, no BSing in Gary land 🙂 Some people misconstrue The Simple Life, as a way of life that doesn’t require hard work, while some think you just hangout all day in your bathrobe waiting for people to feed you grapes. Luckily, most people who follow me are motivated to make a change for the better in their life and understand hard work is required. But there have been a some here and there squawking “oh the way you did it is really expensive I’ll never be able to afford that” or “I can’t do what you did” insert any of numerous excuses here. I will guarantee with that attitude you will not be able to live the life you want. I have a saying:

“It is much easier to criticize others and make excuses than it is to be creative and come up with solutions to your problems.” 

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The How-To For Decluttering Your Life – My New Book Is Now Available!

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It is official my new book The Simple Life Guide To Decluttering Your Life: The How-To Book of Doing More with Less and Focusing on the Things That Matter is available in print and digital! (see below for purchasing options)

This is the third book in The Simple Life series, and I really enjoyed writing it. It wasn’t easy, as I get into some touchy subjects that most people will not touch in similar books. But as I say in this book, these are the elephants in the room, and if you don’t address them I believe you are making your life more difficult than it has to be. Trust me I have been there, so I don’t pull these out of thin air – just like everyone else I have made a few wrong turns in my life. I’m a firm believer in getting to the point and ripping the band aid off your problems or difficulties. If you are looking to pet fluffy bunny rabbits and chase unicorns this book is probably not for you… or maybe it is just what you need 🙂

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Get My New Book Free – The Simple Life Guide To Decluttering Your Life

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As promised in my last blog post here is the official call for Advanced Readers for my next book The Simple Life Guide To Decluttering Your Life: The How-To Book of Doing More With Less and Focusing on the Things That Matter. If you have signed up previously as an Advanced Reader, don’t worry you will receive a free copy, so no need to do anything.

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Finding Your Life Purpose – Is It The Key To Happiness?

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Decluttering Your Life Gary Collins

The most common factor I find causing distress and overall unhappiness for people in today’s modern society is a lack of purpose. So what do I mean by purpose? When talking about purpose I’m referring to life purpose. Life purpose is putting into action the things that are not only meaningful to you, but to others as well.

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