12 Ways To Become Happier By Simplifying Your Life

“Put down the phone. You don’t need to tweet or post during your adventure unless you’re a sponsored athlete whose livelihood depends on it. I promise you that no one really cares.”

Minimalism and tidying up (thanks to that uber-popular book about it) have become quite the rage, but how do you actually go about simplifying your life?

Outside magazine asked 12 of its staff members for suggestions and the result is this list of ways to simplify your life and increase your happiness.

They include purging your house, valuing celebration, choosing a uniform, going a month without buying anything but food, and more.