How many authors and artists have been inspired by beautiful and brutal nature? The West itself is legend for its wildness, its stark and lonely places, its measureless expanses promising freedom, anonymity, a new start.
A routine helps your brain be fresh and ready to focus on the important things, the things you love to do that bring value and beauty to the world.
Simplifying isn't about all the things you should do without. Simplifying is about having space for what you love when you stop focusing on what you don't.
Inspiration is important in keeping us going when it gets tough. But like any cycle, there are ups and downs, and when you’re in the down part, getting back up takes a lot of work.
You could be losing valuable time to things that don’t really matter. Here are three time sucks to recognize and limit whenever possible, so you can make the most out of your life
It’s easy to see where you want your life to be and the time and space you want to have in it, but the changes you need to make to get there can seem overwhelming.
Ramping up time and effort to slow down is discouraging at times, and it's really hard work.
Living in the present moment sounds like something we do every day, but the truth is that we spend most of our time drifting away from the “here and now.”
The problem is that when I make these resolutions, I don't do it in a way that recognizes who I am. My resolutions aren't authentic. They aren't true to myself, and it's in this past year that I've really learned what it is that will keep me focused and on a path. The two things that motivate me? Fear and deadlines.