The Simplicity Series: Do Less

24. August 2016
“The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry.” I love this line from Brooks’ letter in The Shawshank Redemption. For those of you haven’t seen the film (there’s a special place in hell reserved for you), this is an elderly man’s reaction to the free world after spending the majority of his ...

The Simplicity Series: Physical Clutter

15. August 2016
We’re a society of consumers. And my goodness, we are good at consuming! Not only are we able to fill our homes with stuff, we’re able to fill outside storage space with additional stuff – stuff that we don’t even have a purpose for anymore. (Renting storage space is one of the silliest things we ...

LSD Experiment #5: The Results

11. August 2016
I’m psyched with the results of LSD Experiment #5. More psyched than I’ve been with the results of any of the other experiments I’ve carried out. And that’s significant because I’ve incorporated nutrition tracking, meditation, gratitude journaling, and yoga into my life based on the outcome of prior experiments. Morning training has a unique quality ...

The Simplicity Series: An Introduction

10. August 2016
The Simplicity Series: An Introduction
  When in doubt, simplify. This is one of my daily mantras – an ever-present guide to my decision making. I’m not naïve enough to believe that the simple solution is always optimal; yet, I’m sensible enough to know that the sophisticated solution, while it may be superior if executed flawlessly, often yields less desirable ...