National Simplicity Day 2021

National Simplicity Day 2021: It is observed on 12 July every year to honor Henry David Thoreau who advocates the life of simplicity. Let us have a look at the history and significance of the day.

The day honours and commemorates the life and work of American philosopher, writer, and proponent of simple living, Henry David Thoreau. He advocates living a simple life. He wrote several books around the subject. The most popular book of Henry David Thoreau is Walden which is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings.

Henry David Thoreau was born on 12 July, 1817. National Simplicity Day is observed in honour of the birthday of Henry David Thoreau,  He encourages us to step back and look at the ways to simplify life in such a busy lifestyle. The day provides us an opportunity to eliminate the unnecessary burdens that weigh us down.

“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler”. – Henry David Thoreau

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