Life Beyond Spending: Spend Less, and Live More

Life Beyond Spending: Spend Less, and Live More

By: Ernesto Caravantes (author)Paperback

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Ernesto Caravantes was among the multitudes of people who were affected by the Recession of 2008, the financial impact of which continues to be felt to this day. Rather than focus on how people can return to their former consumerist lifestyle, he decided to explore how people can trade one paradigm of conspicuous consumption for another of frugality and simplicity. The author uses a reader-friendly approach to exploring these issues, and combines both personal narrative and practical advice to make his point. With over one hundred easy-to-do fun ideas and entertaining activities that are free or very low in cost, the reader is shown the possibility of a life beyond spending. Caravantes explains that now is the time to embrace a simpler manner of living, one free of the constant need to spend and acquire. He also says that the human spirit can be nurtured by such a change. He emphasizes that it is our connection to others, to ourselves, and to the larger forces in the universe which ultimately matter the most

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About Author

Ernesto Caravantes grew up in Long Beach and Lakewood, California. Having been raised in Southern California, he developed a lifelong love of the ocean, a place where he returns to on a regular basis to refresh his soul and nurture his spirit. It was also his time at water's edge where he learned the value of a life of utter simplicity. He continues to work and walk along the sand in Southern California


Contents Part I - Reflections on Life beyond Spending Part II - Enjoyable Low-Cost or Free Activities Category I - Spiritual Activities Category II - Home and Hearth Category III - Nutrition and Health Category IV - Lifestyle Category V - Your Social World Category VI - Being of Service Category VII - Enjoy Nature Category VIII - Arts and Crafts Category IX - The Community Category X - Cultivating the Mind Part III - My Own Personal Journey

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780761862048
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 198
  • ID: 9780761862048
  • weight: 313
  • ISBN10: 0761862048

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