American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Judith Viorst, author of numerous books for both adults and children, has celebrated the advent of each stage of her life with a volume of poems. She’s published "It’s Hard to be Hip over Thirty," "How did I Get to be Forty," and "Forever Fifty" in turn. Now she welcomes a new decade with her latest collection of comic verse, "Suddenly Sixty."
- Judith Viorst author of many books for adults and children, including "Too Young to be Seventy," "Grown-up Marriage," "Necessary Losses," "Just in Case," and "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day."
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