Those of us that decide to live this simple life of intention, eventually come to have certain simple character attributes. Conversely, Taking on these attributes, these virtues, will facilitate a minimalist life. These virtues are: Focus – Focus in thoughts, and in life. The ability to narrow all attention to a specific task. Focused thinking […]
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Try as we might, it becomes increasingly difficult to shield ourselves from marketing influence. We can get rid of our TV, radio, and social media channels. Isolate ourselves from popular culture, and they still find ways to steel our ears and eyes for a time to try and sell us unnecessary products and services. I […]
Just this week I turned 40 years of age, and Lately ……. I’ve been reflecting. I’ve been looking back on my life considering the significance, the importance, the effects of all the things I have done. More than ever, I have been questioning with doubt: Am I having an impact in the world? Am […]
The most difficult part of the philosophy of Minimalism is acknowledging when to let go, and then doing just that. Acknowledging when an element in our lives is no longer add value, but instead drains value. With material possessions this tends to be easier. The real challenge here is acknowledging this with everything else. I am […]