Simplicity refers to being simple and doing things in a simple manner. The opposite of complicated is simple. “As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler,” said Henry David Thoreau.
On the birth anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s born on July 12, 1817, National Simplicity day is celebrated. He was an author, historian, philosopher, naturalist, Poyet, and transcendentalist.
Apart from that, he was an advocate, but not just any advocate; he was an eternal advocate who lived a simple life. 1845 marked the year that he wrote his masterpiece, ‘Walden.’
The 2021 simplicity day was very different from every year it was the time of covid and everyone was with their family and in their homes so they all enjoyed themselves together though many people don’t know that.
History of National Simplicity Day
National simplicity day is celebrated in honor of Henry David Thoreau who was born in Concord, Massachusetts, US. he was a very simple man who don’t need any technology or advancement.
He always encourages people to look for an easy and simple life. He was amazing in writing, an American poet, writer, and essayist. He has also influenced figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr, and Leo Tolstoy.
Significance of National Simplicity Day
The motive of celebrating simplicity day is to be free from the necessary things or to live a life that is not artificial. Enjoy life without phones, and laptop technology which we use 24/7.
To connect with people in real life physically than through the internet and chatting. To play games physically. To enjoy family time. To understand the importance of life and mother nature.
The theme of National Simplicity Day 2022 is “Look for the bare necessities, the simple bare necessities,” which means that everyone should live a life that only requires things that are practical.
There is no need to brag or spend money on things that aren’t necessary. Spend less time on your phone and more time with your family and friends.
National Simplicity Day: How to Celebrate?
The National Simplicity day can be sent without spending any money. You just have to be simple really. On Simplicity day you can aware others of this day by telling them the movie of this day.
You can simply go anywhere with your family, you can sit in nature have fresh air, and enjoy the beauty of mother nature. You can read books and articles by Henry David Thoreau.
You can sit and think about the mistakes you have done in your life and how to not do that again in the future.