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In Simple Living, Wanda Urbanska provides thoughtful ideas for making viewers' possession-cluttered, time-starved lives easier and less stressful. In an off-beat yet engaging fashion, the series tackles lifestyle issues surrounding the themes of environmental stewardship, thoughtful consumption, community involvement and financial responsibility. Urbanska, the host of the 1998 public television special Escape From Affluenza, offers small suggestions that can impact an individual's life and society as a whole — from replacing disposable coffee cups with a travel mug and buying a local farmer's crop to volunteering for a worthwhile cause. Series highlights include an exclusive interview with former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn, and special episodes devoted to "overload syndrome" and simple weddings.