selling everything and starting over

Selling Everything And Starting Over

I want to start over. I need a new life. I want to go somewhere far away. I cannot shake this desire I have of selling everything and starting over. I have blogged about it before.  I have mentioned many times that I have a great life. I really do. But there is just something about starting over that appeals to me.

what is hedonic adaptation

Hedonic Adaption and The Happiness Treadmill

What is hedonic adaptation? According to Wikipedia: "The hedonic treadmill, also known as hedonic adaptation, is the observed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes." In less fancy terms, what this term means is that “no matter what happens to you in … Continue reading Hedonic Adaption and The Happiness Treadmill

making sense of the world

Trying To Make Sense Of It All

I have been home for a couple of weeks after backpacking in Colombia for 9 weeks. The weather here in Nova Scotia has been all over the place, which is to be expected I suppose for this time of year. The question I have is anyone else out there just a bit ...fed up with … Continue reading Trying To Make Sense Of It All

What Are Ways to Live A Simple Lifestyle?

If you find yourself asking certain questions like "how can I live a more simple life?" or "Is it possible to slow down and enjoy life?", congratulations. You are on the verge of understanding that finding ways to live a simple lifestyle may just be the key to a happier, more contented life. “Stay low, … Continue reading What Are Ways to Live A Simple Lifestyle?