Entries tagged with “Minimalism”
What we all need is a philosophy of technology use, something that covers from the ground up which digital tools we allow into our life, for what reasons, and under what constraints.
Many of us have an inner artist we want to nourish, but not the budget for a painter’s studio or writer’s retreat. Here’s how to carve out a sacred space for creativity.
10 Lessons from the 4th Century Desert Dwellers
Cal Newport suggests a radical notion: Do we really need our smartphones?
"A simple closet didn’t just change my wardrobe, it changed my whole life."
12 Expert Tips for a Carefree, Stress-free Journey
For a number of years I have collected lists about traveling light. Most arose from journeys people have taken: place to place, day to day, birth to death. Each list simply describes what was carried, often in a rucksack, sometimes deeper within the traveler. I began collecting these lists, I suppose, because I found myself drawn to their spare poetry — a poetry of emptiness.
I have given each list below a brief introduction. The lists themselves retain as much as possible the language, word order, and spelling of their sources.