How To Live Simply and Still Have Friends

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
How To Live Simply and Still Have Friends

How do you balance the people in your life with your simple living intentions? Will it be hard to maintain relationships if you make your life too simple? What do you do about that one person that makes your life difficult? People can be complicated. As you try to live a simple life, the relationships you have […]

The Problems of Social Media

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
The Problems of Social Media

A system designed to make you seek positive feedback from other people. A system designed to provide instant gratification. A system designed to take you out of the present. A system designed to compare yourself to others. A system designed to optimize advertising to you. A system designed to encourage biased and click-bait news reporting. […]

10 Ways to Stop Buying Shit You Don’t Need

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Simple Living | 10 Comments
10 Ways to Stop Buying Shit You Don’t Need

Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t buy shit you don’t need? We’re all guilty of it to some varying degree. We lose money, space, and a bit of our sanity when our lives are filled up with items that sit idle and no longer bring us pleasure. Below are 10 tips on how to […]

The Simple Workout

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
The Simple Workout

Your body and mind are absolutely connected. How you feel physically, how well your body performs, will impact how your mind functions. In order to live a simple and effective life, you need to not only be working on the way you think and perceive the world, but also how you physically move. Working out […]

It’s You

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
It’s You

I’m going to let you in on a secret – the most important secret. Once you know this secret, you are able to live your best life. The secret? You. You are the answer to most of your questions, problems, and solutions in your life. It’s very easy to credit or blame external factors in your life, […]

Debt Free Living

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Simple Living | 6 Comments
Debt Free Living

When my wife and I graduated college 5 years ago, we entered the working world with a little over $75,000 in debt. Like many in our generation, that number mostly consisted of student loans and some auto loans. “Normal debt” as our culture has come to call it. But here is the the thing about […]

Love or Attachment

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Love or Attachment

We often confuse love with attachment. We think that by keeping our relationships close with others, we are showing love. That the expectations we have of other people in the name “love” are part of loving relationships. We build up a concept of what love is between ourselves and others. We think, “If this person […]

Your Life, The Muscle

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Your Life, The Muscle

A simple life does not mean you will have an easy life. In fact, part of having a healthy mindset is to understand that life is not supposed to be easy. You face challenges, but you do so in a way that promotes growth and understanding. Your Muscles If you want to get stronger and […]

5 Ways To Simplify Your Life in 2018

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
5 Ways To Simplify Your Life in 2018

A new year, a fresh start. While I don’t personally create new year resolutions, I do think this time of year provides a point of reflection. It’s a check-in period to re-align how you are living life intentionally. For this new year, below are 5 areas that you can simplify your life. I’ve also added […]

The One Shot Fallacy

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
The One Shot Fallacy

Your one big shot! You’ll never get an oppurtunity like this again! Don’t mess up! Sound familiar? As a culture, we are obsessed with the idea that you get one big shot. We watch reality tv shows, hold lottery tickets, and create theatre out of success. We tell kids starting at a young age that […]