Musing on Minimalism

Several years ago, I gave a holiday gift to an older colleague of mine who was nearing retirement. It wasn't anything fancy, but in my mind it was a nice gesture. To my surprise, she handed the gift back, saying thanks but I have too much stuff I'm trying to getting rid of. Initially, my feelings were hurt. Here I…Read more Musing on Minimalism

The Essentials

In this month's edition of The Intelligent Optimist (an online magazine featuring...well Optimists who also happen to be genuises), there's a feature article highlighting portions of a book by Greg McKeown's "Essentialism: The Disciplined Use of Less".  It was right before my evening meditation when I was surfing through the website and the word 'Essentialist' caught…Read more The Essentials