Category Archives: Simplicity

Saying No to Distractions

I was preparing for dinner and thinking about what I wanted to read while eating when a voice said “just stop”. It wasn’t an angry voice. More like a gentle restraining hand at the edge of a cliff…”don’t do it…”. … Continue reading

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More about rushing…

According to Cheryl Richardson, I may be addicted to adrenaline. Which explains a lot about rushing, the topic of my previous post. It also makes me laugh because when I first read about adrenaline as a fuel source (Take Time … Continue reading

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Slowing Down

Today has been a quintessential Stella Sunday… and I really needed that calm, timeless day to recharge my batteries. I have been rushing too much lately. So this morning, instead of trying to cook soup with clutter on my oh-too-small … Continue reading

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Travelling at the speed of…bicycle

The muffler on my car stopped muffling. In fact, it fell off completely, making the most horrendous noise as I left it behind. Back when I wrote about simplicity here and here, I was considering reducing the use of my … Continue reading

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Efficiency Revisited

I took the leap. I got a Smart Phone in the interest of efficiency. Remember the discussion about notebooks and having everything in one place? Well, I am a list maker and the lists have been in many locations. I … Continue reading

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The Fullness of Nothing

Living in a one room house has some extra challenges. Like when it’s time to repaint. There is no second room to live in while the job is getting done. The bed is the couch, the dining room table is … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough…

I met the show stopper this week. It all began innocently enough. It was week 5 of working with the “fantastic checklist” of affirmations by creativity coach Eric Maisel:  “I will choose and commit”. At first, creative ideas milled around in … Continue reading

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