Browsing All posts tagged under »the present«

Life at 35

May 26, 2016

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It has been several years since I posted anything on this blog. Perhaps I went a little overboard with detachment. Perhaps I got lazy. Either way, I am back. I still struggle with attachment and I still have a long way to go until I can really feel like I am living a minimalist lifestyle. […]

The Little Victories

March 4, 2012

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Goodness, has it really been three months since my last blog? Seems that I’ve been busier than I thought. Truth is, these last few months have been very eventful. I’ve taken big steps to streamline my life and rid myself of many obstacles that materialized in the last few years. I took a good look […]

The Final Countdown

December 17, 2010

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Well, I finally committed and as of December 24th I will no longer have cable television.  It’s something I have wanted to do for several months now, but have just failed to go through with it.  I love watching sports and I thought it would be too difficult to give that up.  Baseball, Football, and […]

Slowing Down

September 27, 2010

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One of the biggest hurdles in my quest to simplify my life’s inputs and outputs is my difficulty with living in the present.  There always seems to be a place I need to be or a chore I need to do.  My mind is constantly organizing, analyzing, and strategizing my next move.  This affects me […]

Every Day Difficulties

September 15, 2010

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My world is full of distractions.  I have worked very hard to minimize them and re-focus my attention on only positive and productive things, but…it’s very hard!  It really should not be and I understand my own hypocrisy in writing an on-line blog about being disconnected from the mainstream.  I get it, I promise.  This […]