How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Author Douglas Rushkoff”s most recent work, Life, Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back, provides an interesting take on how society and the corporate world currently interact and more importantly, how the market forces have changed society for the worse. Though the book makes some wild assumptions and at […]

An Introduction to NLP – Neuro Linguistic Programming

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

NLP – What is Neuro Linguistic Programming? Neuro Linguistic programming (usually shortened to NLP) is a method of high-speed psychotherapy. It relies on concepts of behavioral modification to treat a host of psychological problems, and has been successfully used on everything from mild social anxiety, to severe phobias. NLP has also become popular as a […]

Thriving on Less – Tools for a Frugal Life

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

“The mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” – Confucius With any undertaking, it’s important to have the right tools. The same is true when you simplify, scale back, live more frugally and sustainably, and make room in your life for things you love. We’ve already discussed several key tools. The […]

Thriving on Less – Focus on the Essentials

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” – Hans Hofmann The first step in simplifying, and living with less, is to identify the essential – that which you want to keep in your life. Then eliminate as much of the non- essential as possible. I go into […]