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The Four Most Important Questions in Finding One’s Purpose

“Most of life is a search for who and what needs you the most.” – NAVAL RAVIKANT The search for meaning and purpose is one of life’s great existential tasks. We may not realize that’s what we’re doing when we leave a job, relationship or city of origin, or when we marry, choose a new […]

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July 8, 2021

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Our Guiding Philosophy to an Unhurried Life

The word philosophy is often broadly defined and loosely applied to just about any individual belief system, in any category, held by anyone. Yet, a true philosophy, also entails intimate study and application of such theoretical underpinnings within a particular field or discipline By definition, a philosophy is an examination and consideration of the “nature, […]

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July 3, 2021

Embracing a Slow Lifestyle - Philosophy of Leisure

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Embracing a Leisurely Lifestyle in Practice

As we’ve detailed in a post about our philosophy here, our ethos is largely centered around the notion of leisure and embracing a lifestyle of a slower, gentler footprint, and also a mindset of ease and equanimity. It values craftsman, artisanal practices over fast, mass-produced goods, with the phrase “buy less, choose well, make it […]

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July 1, 2021

Embracing a Slow Lifestyle - Philosophy of Leisure

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Embracing a Leisurely Lifestyle in Practice

As we’ve detailed in a post about our philosophy here, our ethos is largely centered around the notion of leisure and embracing a lifestyle of a slower, gentler footprint, and also a mindset of ease and equanimity. It values craftsman, artisanal practices over fast, mass-produced goods, with the phrase “buy less, choose well, make it […]

July 1, 2021

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A Whole Year
of Lovely

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.

Five Prompts for a Less harried life