It’s interesting how the sources of information and the ways with which we can engage with different types of media have been increasing at such an accelerated pace.
Category Archives: clarity
Today’s motivational nudge: Choose to embrace the present
Nostalgia can be heart-warming when we’re thinking back to times that were filled with love and laughter.
Today’s question – Can we reverse the Diderot Effect with a minimalist mindset?
I wasn’t very familiar with Diderot until I started becoming better acquainted with the minimalist approach to material possessions.
Today’s motivational nudge: Manage your expectations
The other day I was at the doctor’s office for something minor and it occurred to me that one of the most important things a doctor needs to do is to manage the patient’s expectations.
Do you go against the grain or with the grain?
In carpentry, if you cut across or against the grain at an angle that is either perpendicular or anything other than parallel to the fibers of the wood, the wood may chip and tear.
Getting to Effortless
It may be time to re-think the conventional wisdom that often tells us that raising the bar on our goals and getting anything significant done requires the kind of effort that may be utterly exhausting.
8 Thoughtful Nuggets of Wisdom from “Things that Matter” by Joshua Becker
I had read Joshua Becker’s book, “The Minimalist Home” and was curious to find out whether “Things that Matter” delved deeper into the minimalist perspective.
Can we be selfish and selfless at the same time? – Sunday thought
There are times when it is important to prioritize preserving your own well being and there are other times when going out of your way for others is the right thing to do.
Today’s motivational nudge: Get out of your own way
The funny thing is that the more you don’t do something the more you end up not doing it – even if you know you’ll enjoy it once you get going.
Translating “I’m a little worried” to “I need”
I was reading an article on how baby birds under two weeks old open their beaks and peep when they are hungry.