The mind is a wonderful thing... but also constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops many life changes.
So much of our lives are spent waiting for the good life. But what if we stopped waiting? Here's why - and how - to stop waiting for life to get better.
Too much to do and too little time to do it? Here are some ways to deal with the stress of being too busy.
I have had to figure out how to be more confident in social situations. It hasn't been easy, but there are a few things I've learned.
Simplifying can be harder than you think. Here are some tips on how you can live a simpler life.
Someone everything thinks is a super-productive, ultra-focused, über-disciplined guy reveals the truth: he's not.
Are you in the habit of comparing yourself to others? It’s only in comparison that we take what’s wonderful and turn it into something sad.
Even when we intend to simplify our lives, we continue to have too much stuff. Part of that is from laziness, but the real driving force is something else.
Parents will always have stress -- that said, I've learned that we can find peace.
It’s a fact of life that without constant vigilance, clutter creeps up. Here's how to simplify your life by starting a decluttering habit.
What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? Here are some easy-to-follow organizing rules.
You see photos on social media, and instantly think you should be living a better life. But this is the wrong habit. Here's why.
A lot of people want an uncluttered home, but don't know where to begin. To get you going, here are some decluttering tips help you start getting organized!
I fail at things much more than you might imagine. Failure can really suck. And yet, I get back up and try again. Here's how.
If you are feeling a lot of stress and are overwhelmed by everything you have to do, here's how to do a quick stress assessment self-test.
Mood is a poor indicator of whether or not you should do something, and leads to procrastination. Here's what to say instead of 'I don’t feel like it.'
Self-discipline means learning to get good at discomfort, to stick to something, and to enjoy any activity as a reward in and of itself.
Blogging and writing for the public is scary, if you’re doing it right. You’re baring your soul - and there are few things as scary as that.
Why write about these tools for mindful living? Because it’s worth the effort, since being awake means we’re not missing life as we walk through it.
One of the biggest problems you need to solve if you work for yourself is how to make yourself get work done. Here are some no-nonsense tips.
The cherry blossom falls after its short beautiful bloom. The blossom’s impermanence, its fleetingness, its transience - this is why we appreciate it.
The “looking for love” part of life is definitely difficult, but there is something I've learned from experience: prepare yourself first.
For many years, I wanted someone else to make me happy, and blamed others for my unhappiness. I needed to become emotionally self-reliant.
Are you living with a packrat? Here are some strategies to try so you can here are ways to live in peace, instead of constant war, with an almost-hoarder.