NATIONAL SIMPLICITY DAY IS COMING SOON! JULY 12, 2023
Thank you to all who joined us for our National Simplicity Day 2022 Challenge: Simplicity Bingo. Stay tuned for details on next year’s events and be sure to continue to inspire simplicity in every day life!
Each task aligns with one of the four core areas of simplicity that we’ve identified as important to us and our clients:
And when we say the tasks are easy…we really mean it! You might already be doing some on a regular basis.
There are 3 tasks outlined for each of the 4 core pillars on the bingo board–and a few “Free Spaces” because we all deserve days of rest. Throughout the month, choose one day to complete one task at a pace and rhythm that works best for you and your schedule.
By simply providing your contact info and pledging to complete the bingo board by June 30, 2022, you’ll be automatically entered to win our grand prize “Simplicity App Pack” subscription from your friends at Clarity. No submissions are necessary – it’s truly that simple!
The lucky winner of Simplicity Bingo will receive:
Instapaper syncs the articles and videos you save so that they’re waiting for you on all your devices – iPhone, iPad, Android, or Kindle.
You Need a Budget is a personal budgeting software based on the envelope method.
It’s an easy-to-use and yet powerful app that puts everything related to your schedule in one place.
Track meals, learn about your habits, and reach your health goals with MyFitnessPal.
Take a pledge to simplify your life from June 1 – June 30 and be entered to win our Grand Prize!
Print a copy of the bingo board to play along and keep yourself accountable!
Simplicity Tips & Ideas
Mindfulness practices can help you increase your ability to regulate emotions, decrease stress, anxiety and depression. It can also help focus your attention, as well as to observe your thoughts and feelings without judgment.
Riding a bike, lifting weights, sweating it out on a treadmill—each can be a mindfulness practice. Whatever the physical activity, instead of simply working out to master a skill or improve your condition, you can move and breathe in a way that shifts you from feeling busy and distracted to feeling strong and capable.
By donating your clothes, you create a supply of quality clothing for people who could otherwise not afford them. Whether you’re donating directly or giving your items to a secondhand shop, those clothes are going to people who don’t have many alternatives.
By donating your clothing, you also stop the landfills from getting bigger and you keep usable material from being thrown in the trash. Many mass-produced clothing lines have fibers inside of them that will never break down, no matter how much time passes.
And, donating your clothes can help unclutter your closet and give you a sense of calm!
Articles, interesting websites, things you see that you want to buy—these are all things you don’t want to distract you during your work day, but you want to save to check out later. Unfortunately, if you leave their tabs open, they’re still probably distracting you.
Instead of feeling nervous that you missed something because you let a tab close, feel confident that you will be able to rediscover it using your browser history. Heck, omnibar-based browser setups, like Chrome and Opera, also remember the tabs you opened, so you can save some time.
If you keep more than a few tabs open at the same time, it eats up your computer’s memory and makes everything, especially the browser itself, run slower. Sometimes it will crash the browser.
Besides making things harder to find, did you know a messy disorganized junk drawer can be a fire hazard? If you have batteries in that drawer (and let’s face it we all probably do) they can combust and start a fire if they come into contact with each other, a piece of metal, or if the battery should fail.
Take a look at this video for tips on how to clean out and organize your junk drawer.
We all depend on technology to get things done, connect with loved ones far away and more. But there are benefits to unplugging – even if just for an hour a day:
Packing your own lunch the night before can help ensure you eat a healthy meal the next day and stay on track with a diet. It also saves you money and time. Not going out for lunch allows you to spend about half the amount and also saves time driving – so maybe you can leave a little earlier, get a quick workout in or at least get more done.
UNTIL NATIONAL SIMPLICITY DAY 2023!
At Clarity Benefit Solutions, we believe life is a journey; one that should be lived well. Our goal is to bring clarity into the challenging world of benefits and utilize technology to simplify benefit administration, reduce costs and empower our customers.
With a full suite of consumer benefits, we offer reliable solutions that ease pain points, provide clear direction, and lack unnecessary complexity. After all, simplicity is the key to living well. Simplicity is at the heart of our company and in the details of everything we do from championing National Simplicity Day to our Simply Smarter Approach to employee benefits. This mindset has led to thoughtful new ways for all of us to get the most out of our benefits and to ensure that people are ready for whatever comes their way.