Cait Flanders quotes

Who the hell is Cait Flanders?

Cait Flanders is a former binge consumer turned mindful consumer of everything. She wrote a book called The Year of Less.

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Cait Flanders quotes

“All I knew was that I seemingly had everything I wanted in my home, in my career, and in my life, and it never felt like enough. I was never satisfied. I always wanted more. But since more of anything wasn’t filling me up, maybe it was time to challenge myself to go after less.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“Even doing something as simple as choosing not to finish a book I didn’t like gave me more time to read books I loved. And putting less energy into the friendships with people who didn’t understand me gave me more energy to put into the friendships with people who did.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“More was never the answer. The answer, it turned out, was always less.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“One lesson I’ve learned countless times over the years is that whenever you let go of something negative in your life, you make room for something positive.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“One of the greatest lessons I learned during these years is that whenever you’re thinking of binging, it’s usually because some part of you or your life feels like it’s lacking—and nothing you drink, eat, or buy can fix it.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“People will always make comments when you decide to live a countercultural lifestyle.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“People will always make comments when you decide to live a countercultural lifestyle.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“Something I had learned time and time again was that every small change you make pays compound interest. It helps you make another change, another mind-set shift, another decision to live a new way.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“When you want less, you consume less—and you also need less money.”

Cait Flanders The Year of Less

“You might get 85 years on this planet. Don't spend 65 years paying off a lifestyle you can't afford.”

Cait Flanders