Simple Living suggests that consuming less stuff opens up space not only in our lives, but in our homes and heads. It replaces often expensive spending routines and rituals, with simple and more enjoyable ways of living. Simple Living is what will also help us save the planet from ourselves… READ MORE HERE.
I had the good fortune to meet an eighteen-year-old filmmaker named Braedan a few years back. Not only was he brilliantly wise beyond his years, he was also a talented and kind young man. Although I only met him once, the video he shared at the time has haunted me since. It’s called “Totem”; and […]
In the sixties, only four things limited us kids: Our allowance, our imagination, our sense of adventure, and however much slack our parents cut us- which, as long as we did our chores and homework, there was a fair bit. READ MORE HERE
I don’t know why, but I hate getting wet. I don’t mind being wet; I just hate the experience of getting there. Sure, I’ll wade ankle deep on a beach, or dangle my hand from the side of a sailboat, but immersion is something I avoid, and do not—I repeat NOT!—splash me, squirt me, or […]
Jim was so gosh-darn persuasive in his talk that day, I figured not following his advice would be a mistake. Since I’m still following it almost thirty years later, I’d say that was a good call. READ MORE HERE
Remember in Titanic when Jack is dining in first class and nasty Francis Fisher asks if he finds his “kind of rootless existence appealing?” Jack replies he does, explains his reasoning, and finishes with “I figure life’s a gift, and to make each day count”. Even though he’s fictional, Jack Dawson sure knew how to suck the marrow out of life…
Whenever we need help or want something for ourselves, we must boldly and unapologetically ask for it. And yes, it’s really that easy; take my word on it. READ MORE HERE
At the beginning of the pandemic I made a bold prediction: I said that whatever a person’s (pre-Covid) behaviours or habits were, they’d be magnified (for better or for worse) by the impending restrictions, job status, social life, etc. We all knew Covid would affect everyone; the question was would our individual reactions help us or hurt us?