Digital Attention Pollution

Posted by on Apr 14, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Digital Attention Pollution

Each day, on average: We check our phone 47 times. We receive 121 work emails. We get 48 notifications on our phone. We see well over 500 online advertisements. We are bombarded with stimuli that stop us from focusing on the present. Ads, notifications, and messages are all competing for our attention. Some of it […]

It’s Not How Much You Make, But How Much You Save

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Simple Living | One Comment
It’s Not How Much You Make, But How Much You Save

Most people think that they just need to make a little bit more money. “If I made just $20,000 more each year, I’d have enough money.” This is a common way of thinking that has been shown repeatedly in study after study. We all, whether you make $60,000 or $120,000, think that we are just […]

What If You Don’t Buy It?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
What If You Don’t Buy It?

Is there something that you are wanting to purchase right now? It could be something relatively small, like a new tech gadget or a piece of clothing. Or maybe it’s something larger, a new car, or your house envy is catching up to you. No matter what it is, what would happen if you didn’t […]

Social Media: The Next Cigarette

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Social Media: The Next Cigarette

What was once the cool Marlboro Man of the 50s, is now the trendy Instragram “influencer.” Very quickly the tide of social media is turning, and people are beginning to see social media for what is really is, the next cigarette. It’s fun and cool, until all of the sudden you realize it’s not. Study […]

How To Simplify Your Work

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
How To Simplify Your Work

Implementing a simple and effective mindset in your workplace is a recipe for success. When the effort you put in at work is focused, your likely to produce results. As a more effective worker, you’re able to better take control of your career, finances, and personal self-worth. Start With The Priority By definition, you can […]

Question Why

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Question Why

How often do you stop and ask why? It’s a question that forces you to face the reality that, maybe, you don’t have a good reason for doing something. Maybe if you actually thought about it, you’d make a different choice. Why do you want X? Why do you believe X to be true? Why […]

15 Simple Living Tips for Parents

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in Simple Living | One Comment
15 Simple Living Tips for Parents

Becoming a parent is a big change. Suddenly, you are not just responsible for yourself, but also the life of another human. Life isn’t getting simpler… However, don’t believe when people say that becoming a parent is a life sentence to a busy and complicated life. By parenting intentionally, you can continue to embrace simple […]

5 Effective Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
5 Effective Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

Feeling down is something that is part of our natural human emotions. We have good days, and we have bad days. As somebody living in the north who experiences the seasons, I’m well aware that the variances in life are part of what make it great. It’s important to remember that your current emotional state […]

How to Simplify Your Finances

Posted by on Mar 3, 2018 in Simple Living | 2 Comments
How to Simplify Your Finances

A sure way to make your life more simple is to take control of your finances. Money is a double edged sword when it comes to simple living. On the one hand, it can be a cause of major stress and disfunction in your life. On the other hand, money can provide you opportunity and […]

Proactive vs Reactive

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Proactive vs Reactive

One of the ways that simple living makes your life more effective is that it allows you to be proactive, instead of reactive. Our bodies respond to stimuli. When we see, hear, or feel something, that sends signals to our brain to respond. Chemicals are released and we react. With our busy modern lives, we […]