Why you shouldn’t stress out about everyday hassles

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 →

How to loosen artificial time's grip on you

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 →

I lived without time/clocks for a week. Here’s what happened.

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 →

The American Dream may be a fallacy, but our Entitlement to it isn’t wrong.

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 →

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