Your Wants Are Out of Control

Very few admit to being materialistic; if they do it’s said that they are only on occasion. The term carries with it visions of wealthy men and women lounging by a pool sipping wine after a long day of shopping at Gucci, Rolex and browsing the Aston Martin showroom. By such definition, most Americans wouldn’t […]

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The Plateau

Should I write – or check my Facebook page? Maybe I’ll read instead:  that requires less focus. Better yet I’ll go grab some coffee, then I’ll read and then I’ll finish writing. Now that I think of it – tomorrow would be a much better day for writing, I’ll just relax today. Our reptilian brains […]

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The Sentimental Shoebox

There are too many things we keep around. If you have stuff that you never use, but keep because it has sentimental value – meaning it has some subjective significance – put a cap on how much you allow yourself to have. I personally like the shoebox method: if it doesn’t fit in the box […]

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