A thoughtful, well-researched destination to explore how our individual decisions not only affect ourselves, but other people, our culture, and the planet.
“People of the future may suffer not from an absence of choice but from a paralyzing surfeit of it. They may turn out to be victims of that peculiarly super-industrial dilemma: overchoice.” — Alvin Toffler, Future Shock (1970) It’s been said that having too much choice can be its own sort of poverty, as we […]
September 27, 2021
“People who live far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles can’t fathom.“ — Naval Ravikant Money can sometimes be a mysterious and anxiety-inducing topic, as it’s intimately connected with both our ability to care for ourselves, and even our self-worth in some cases, but it’s also often confusing and […]
September 6, 2021
“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.” — HENRY FORD I first heard about the Enneagram in 2017, took the quiz, and filed my results alongside the Myers-Briggs […]
July 8, 2021
I’m not certain where the obsession with fast began, but somewhere along the way our society decided that being busy was a status symbol, or perhaps a solution for something that we didn’t even know was a problem. After all, if we’re needed in eleven different places at once, then we must be important, and […]
July 7, 2021
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” – ALBERT EINSTEIN As humans, we operate from three main centers of intelligence – the Body, which is our instinctual nature; the Heart, our emotional center; and the Head, our intellectual core. We use these three centers to process the world around us and decide how […]
July 5, 2021
Somewhere along the way our society decided that being busy was a status symbol. And technological advances have enabled, and encouraged, us to be always available.
Yet leisure and rest help us to think more clearly, decide more logically, consume more wisely, innovate and create more freely, and connect more deeply. It's about having the space to build the life we choose, rather than having one thrust upon us, by default.