Art of Simplicity: Financial Strategies for Liberated Living
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Art of Simplicity: Financial Strategies for Liberated Living

Learn how to work less and live more by increasing the quality, efficiency and fulfillment of your life.
4.2 (29 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,417 students enrolled
Created by Evita Ochel
Last updated 2/2016
English
Current price: $25 Original price: $50 Discount: 50% off
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what the art of simplicity entails and how to apply it in everyday life.
  • Understand how downsizing leads to numerous health and financial benefits.
  • Free up more time in your life to invest in high-quality living.
  • Become a resourceful shopper.
  • Identify common money leak areas and how to reduce them.
  • Optimize and simplify common habits related to your lifestyle.
  • Optimize and simplify personal care and clothing habits.
  • Optimize and simplify food and eating habits.
  • Optimize and simplify bills and utilities related to your lifestyle.
  • Release aspects of your lifestyle that are not conducive to your wellbeing.
  • Optimize your environment by cleaning and de-cluttering it.
  • Live with a higher degree of efficiency in everyday life.
  • Identify and cultivate your passions for greater life fulfillment.
  • Define your priorities and align your lifestyle to them.
  • Apply the art of simplicity for personal and planetary health.
  • Become more financially and environmentally responsible.
  • Integrate an element of deeper meaning and purpose to one's life.
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Requirements
  • Come with an eager and willing attitude to implement effective lifestyle changes for improved life quality.
  • Requires a high-speed internet connection to watch video lectures.
Description

In our quest for “more", we have allowed the material world to rob us of optimal life quality. At a time when we could be thriving, our modern way of life has become more complex then ever, ushering with it unprecedented levels of stress, disconnection, and dissatisfaction. Fortunately, we can choose another path, one that is enriching in all the ways that matter for our health, happiness, and wellbeing and planetary sustainability—the path of simplicity.

Learn how to have more with less and optimize the quality of your life with this course.

  • Gain essential information and practical guidelines for how to make your life easier and more advantageous to your wellbeing.
  • Learn how to save money and how to be more effective with your money.
  • Learn how to restructure your lifestyle to reflect the art of simplicity.
  • Discover the numerous benefits of simplicity for your health, finances, and more!

The Art of Simplicity course was created to help you thrive in our modern times by knowing that you have a choice with respect to how you create your life. Whether you are looking for some savvy financial tips or wish to implement a complete overhaul of your lifestyle, this course will inspire, empower, and enable you to start applying effective habits to positively transform your life today.

You will learn how to optimize key areas of your lifestyle, including:

  • home and living costs
  • food and drink costs
  • personal care and entertainment costs

By applying the art of simplicity you will gain more freedom and control over your life.

The course will provide you with 6 hours of content, divided across 23 topic-specific lectures. The lectures feature visual and written resources within a foundation of informative, practical and empowering content. Lectures engage students to apply what they are learning via practical worksheets and enriching resources.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for anyone who has a desire and is seeking to improve the quality of their life by reducing the material component and/or financial obligations related to their lifestyle.
  • This course is probably not for you if you are currently seeking fulfillment from material and physical things or have strong attachments to these in your life.
Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
05:23:59
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Foundations of Simplicity
9 Lectures 01:34:41

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about your teacher, Evita's journey into applying the art of simplicity
  • learn what simplicity can do for you
  • gain an overview of this course and how content is structured
Preview 10:42

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how to understand simplicity and what it entails
  • learn about the importance of context with regards to simplicity
  • learn what simplicity is not
What is Simplicity?
09:40

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about the underlying problem that sabotages our modern lives
  • understand the relationship between time, money, and stuff
  • understand why simplicity is essential for restoring our health and happiness
Why Apply Simplicity?
12:08

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about the modern challenges that threaten our wellbeing
  • learn about the benefits of simplicity for all areas of our wellbeing: physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual
  • learn how mindfulness can support our journey into simplicity
Benefits of Simplicity
14:42

In this lecture you will:

  • understand the importance of defining priorities
  • learn to differentiate between wants and needs
  • gain inspiration for following through on your priorities
Establish Your Priorities
13:26

In this lecture you will:

  • learn why it is important to know what our passions are
  • learn why we must cultivate our passions
  • gain inspiration for following through on your passions
Cultivate Your Passions
08:18

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how efficiency creates and cultivates simplicity
  • learn about the role of mindfulness in living with a higher degree of efficiency
  • gain insight into how various everyday areas of life can be optimized
Optimize Your Efficiency
12:32

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about the importance of letting go of material and immaterial things
  • gain motivation to simplify your life by decluttering physically and mentally
  • gain inspiration for releasing strong attachments
Clean Out & Clear Out
13:13

This lecture provides a summary and review of the content presented in section 1 (lectures 1 through 8).

Section 1 Summary
41 pages

This quiz covers content that was presented in section 1.

Simplicity Essentials
10 questions
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Simplicity in Everyday Life
9 Lectures 01:33:37

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about the importance of downsizing and simplifying your home/rent
  • learn the three core home characteristics that must be considered to effectively simplify your home/rent
  • learn what you will gain and save by optimizing your living situation
Simplifying Home & Rent
11:12

In this lecture you will:

  • learn the two core ways for how to go about simplifying your bills and utilities
  • learn some practical tips for simplifying some of your most common bills
  • learn what you will gain and save by simplifying your bills
Simplifying Bills & Utilities
12:23

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about the importance of restructuring your food and eating habits
  • learn about the health and financial savings of eating in versus eating out
  • learn what you will gain and save by optimizing your food and eating habits
Simplifying Food & Drink
14:10

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how to simplify your personal care and habits
  • learn how to simplify your home care
  • learn what you will gain and save by optimizing your personal and home care
Simplifying Personal & Home Care
11:36

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how to simplify your approach to clothes and accessories
  • gain practical tips for optimizing this area of your life
  • learn what you will gain and save by simplifying your clothing habits
Simplifying Clothes & Accessories
08:48

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how to simplify your home space and housewares
  • gain practical tips for optimizing this area
  • learn what you will gain and save by simplifying your housewares
Simplifying Housewares
09:00

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how to optimize your entertainment habits
  • learn how to optimize your travel habits
  • learn what you will gain and save by simplifying your entertainment and travel
Simplifying Travel & Entertainment
13:09

In this lecture you will:

  • learn how to optimize your use of banking and credit cards
  • gain practical tips for optimizing this area
  • learn what you will gain and save by simplifying your banking and credit cards
Simplifying Banking & Credit Cards
13:19

This lecture provides a summary and review of the content presented in section 2 (lectures 10 through 17).

Section 2 Summary
36 pages

This quiz covers content that was presented in section 2.

Applying Simplicity
10 questions
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Leading a Richer Life
5 Lectures 44:41

In this lecture you will:

  • learn common areas that can be the source of money leaks
  • learn how to optimize your habits within these areas
  • learn what you will gain and save by avoiding these money leaks
Avoid Money Leaks
10:05

In this lecture you will:

  • learn effective ways to optimize any purchasing you do in order to live with simplicity and save money
  • learn how to avoid pitfalls associated with shopping
  • learn about the importance of paying attention to what you buy
Be a Resourceful Shopper
11:41

In this lecture, you will:

  • learn how to expand and explore your potential
  • learn about the importance of applying the Art of Simplicity at your own pace
  • gain motivation and inspiration to take action and effectively enrich your life
Balance Your Pace and Potential
12:34

In this lecture you will:

  • learn about the most important investment that should be made
  • gain reminders about how to work with our potential and pace optimally
  • gain inspiration and practical tips for applying the Art of Simplicity
Invest in Quality Living
10:21

This lecture provides a summary and review of the content presented in section 3 (lectures 19 through 22).

Section 3 Summary
14 pages

This quiz covers content that was presented in section 3.

Rich Living
5 questions
About the Instructor
Evita Ochel
4.8 Average rating
326 Reviews
4,034 Students
8 Courses
Optimal Wellness Teacher, Author

Evita Ochel is a consciousness expansion teacher who helps people optimize their wellbeing on all levels of the body, mind, and spirit. She is an expert in the areas of holistic health, optimal nutrition, sustainable living, personal evolution, metaphysics, and spirituality. She is a public speaker, web TV host, and writer who has authored hundreds of articles and several books, including "Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition." Evita is also the founder of the Healthytarian Lifestyle, based on fresh thinking, smart eating and mindful living.

Evita holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in the areas of Biology and Psychology, a Bachelor of Education degree specializing in Science, and is a certified Holistic Nutritionist and Yoga and Meditation teacher. Her work includes teaching, writing and researching all areas of holistic wellness. Her health-oriented teaching focuses on whole-food, plant-based nutrition, elimination of toxins, and the mind-body connection for optimal health and longevity. Her spirit-oriented teaching focuses on consciousness expansion and heart-centered living for optimal joy and inner peace. She lives by being the change she wishes to see, and helps others rise to their highest potential on every level of their being.