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Tiny House Communities - Less stressful way of living

Living in a tiny house is living a minimalistic lifestyle without the burden of excessive space, maintenance and expense. Society is geared towards consumerism where we need to buy more, bigger and enhanced. Today an average family has to have both adults working to cover living expenses and support the household. There is little left for entertainment, after school activities or daycare.

Remember not all tiny houses are the under 400⏍ and on wheels, bought by young couples or professionals. There are the larger structures of a total of 500⏍ to under 1000⏍ built on some sort of foundation. The goal is to eliminate useless space. The less area you have, the cheaper it is to construct, maintain, clean, and on the cost of utilities. One can save up to 75% on housing expenses so you won’t have to work as hard to live comfortably. The family will also be less separated and spend more time doing family activities.

Many tiny homeowners have stated since they started living small their quality of life and overall happiness has improved with so much less to worry about their accommodations. They spend less time cleaning and upkeeping their home. Not only is the house cheaper to purchase, but it also costs less to heat and light. Reduced expenses and more personal free time is beneficial to one’s wellbeing. It is much better to enjoy one’s life than to work for things that you can’t enjoy due to lack of time.

Reducing your belongings down to mostly only those things you need makes life simpler. Having a smaller place also prevents one from overspending on unnecessary items. Many items can be converted to a digital format that you don’t have to find space for, like CDs, DVDs, photos, and books. If there is something you enjoy, and even if it is not necessary, keeping one or two of those things wouldn’t hurt to ensure your happiness and enjoyment. Just make sure you get rid of the useless excess baggage.

To many people spend wasting to much time inside their houses. A house should be a place where one can unwind for a bit, enjoy a meal, Spend some time with a few close friends, and have a comfortable place to sleep. Today’s contented living lacks the motivation to do not much more than veg out. As a result, the human race is becoming an obese society, ending up like those in the Pixar movie “Wally”. In Calgary there is so much to do that one has little time to spend at home. A tiny house stimulates one to expand and reach out using the community as their living space.

Living tiny will help eliminate a lot of worries, or at least minimize them, allowing you to enjoy life on a larger scale. You also are making a MAD Move, by making a difference with the reduced ecological footprint you leave behind. Tiny house living is living simple, without stress and in harmony within your community.

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Marinus (René) Verschuren
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René has been involved in the publishing and printing industry since the 1970s. He has published and distributed a successful 24-page weekly news advertiser with a circulation of 4400 copies. Also for the last 20 years, he has been a printer, plotter, scanner and 3D printer technician and installer. Since High School, he also has worked as a janitor, cabinet maker, building construction, landscaper/designer, computer operator producing microfiche, graphic artist, and webmaster, among many other professions, qualifying him as a Jack-of-All-Trades.
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