The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints.
The above quote is from the classic Michael Mann movie Heat, with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. The character played by De Niro is the one who says the line. He plays the leader of a group of bank robbers who have to be able to just walk away from their lives if the … Continue reading “Allow Nothing In Your Life That You Cannot Walk Out On In 30 Seconds Flat.”
Time is a funny thing. A lot of people claim that they do not have enough time to complete all of the tasks that they have on their plate. When we are young we think that we have all the time in the world. As we get older we come to realize that this is … Continue reading What Will Be Said About Me When I Die
Minimalist living has been my way of living for a few years now. It has helped me in a number of ways. I have managed to live on a single income while raising a teenage son and we have a good life. I have no consumer debt. I do not have a cell phone. I … Continue reading Thank Goodness For Minimalist Living Right Now
I wonder where we are headed as a society. And as a race. I know that the world is different today than it was 30 years ago. The reasons why it is different are for people with bigger brains than me to debate. We could have discussions about the "world economy", and that would lead … Continue reading Isn’t Reality Better Than Virtual Reality?
I have a bit of a hard time with people whom I consider to be closed minded. Now I do understand that they are the way they are for various reasons. I try to be open minded and examine various points of view and then draw my own conclusions based on what I have read.
Is Minimalist Living Healthy Living? A lot of people decide to look at minimalist living as a lifestyle choice because they want to reduce clutter, save money, and just have an overall more simple approach to life. They are fed up with the over consumption and busyness of their lives. Hopefully after a few months … Continue reading Can Minimalist Living Make You Healthier?
How To Get Unstuck With Minimalist Living A lot of people feel a bit stuck during certain times in their lives. All of those hopes and dreams of a few years ago and faded and now life just seems to be one big jumble of go here, go there, do this, do that, rinse and … Continue reading Get Unstuck With Minimalist Living
The biggest obstacle to a wonderfully minimalist life is advertising. Hell, advertising might even be the reason some people feel that their life isn't fulfilling. Let’s think about that statement for a minute: what is a minimalist lifestyle, and what stands in our way from reaching it? How is advertising involved? A minimalist life can … Continue reading How Much Do You Believe In Advertising?