I used to get extremely frustrated over small things. Particularly things that required me to call some 1-800 number and speak to a stranger in India--to get something corrected that never should have happened. Or required me to call a government agency and experience an endless cascade of transfers. I am never rude to customer... Continue Reading →
Image by David Mark from Pixabay 10 ways to break free from the clock A slow-paced life is about not being tethered to this society's rules and standards. It's about operating on your own time and moving at your own pace. Most of us aren't going to go live alone in a cabin in the... Continue Reading →
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay I am a strong type A person and it has caused me a ton of stress throughout my life. Even though I'm a work-at-home mom--now--clocks and calendars have always been oppressive. If I know I have something coming up, be it 3 hours or 1 hour, I become anxiety-ridden,... Continue Reading →
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay What is artificial time? Artificial time is adherence to the construct of timekeeping that does not align with natural frequencies and our natural biological rhythms. The 12-month calendar and 60-minute "hour" have no basis in any natural phenomena and force humans to operate in an unnatural way. According to... Continue Reading →
Entitlement has been one of the greatest sources of unhappiness in my life. I did everything right. Got good grades in school, went to college, got good grades in college, and I was a morally upstanding citizen. I studied English in college (which at one point in time was the go-to-degree because every employer wanted... Continue Reading →
Does a new, quirky gadget got you ready to open your wallet? Spend more than you originally planned? Here's how you can talk yourself out of it.
Advertisers want your attention constantly: In stores, on television and everywhere all over the internet. Here are five ways you can prevent yourself from being lured away from your goals and objectives.
NOTE: I started writing this post back in May. I was too frustrated to think clearly or come up with a solution. Now that the problem has been resolved, I can provide the insight of hindsight. I'd like to start a discussion: When someone wrongs you, how do you resolve the situation peacefully without poisoning... Continue Reading →