When Too Much Media is Messing With Your Head (Reduce, Delete, Withdraw, Repeat)

I've talked before about deleting and reducing the attention we give to social media, but it can actually go way beyond that in several ways. One is how we can expand our definition of digital media, and two, how it can affect our mental well-being. As reducing our digital footprint and use includes deleting apps … Continue reading When Too Much Media is Messing With Your Head (Reduce, Delete, Withdraw, Repeat)

The Challenges of Clarity, Focus, Simplicity, and Minimalism

I'm finding myself at a place that I often visit from time to time. A time in my life when I feel the excess coming on and have the instinctual push to find more clarity, focus, and simplicity. The principle of minimalism comes to mind, but I believe that minimalism is only a subsection of … Continue reading The Challenges of Clarity, Focus, Simplicity, and Minimalism

How I’m Reducing Stress and Distraction and Improving Focus and Calm

How does one improve their ability to focus and create more calm in their lives? I'm sure you've seen this question addressed a time or two through the endless content available. Between self-help books, blog posts, videos, podcasts, etc. you've come across solutions in some form or another. My personal solution is to be present. … Continue reading How I’m Reducing Stress and Distraction and Improving Focus and Calm

Is Optimizing the Wrong Goal?

Everywhere you look these days it seems like optimizing is the goal and the only goal. It's understood that if you're not driving forward with everything optimized, streamlined, and to it's fullest potential then you're slipping backwards. Companies are notoriously guilty of this. If a company doesn't make significant strides each quarter (strides that are … Continue reading Is Optimizing the Wrong Goal?