Monotasking and Focus

A big part of author Colin Wright’s lifestyle is his minimalistic approach to life.  Wright travels across the world writing from wherever he finds himself living, and he typically does not settle in one place for more than a year or so at a time.  Without a truly permanent residence he has adopted a minimalist … Continue reading Monotasking and Focus

The Base of Mob Mentality

In his book 59 Seconds I found Richard Wiseman’s section about group think versus individual think to be incredibly interesting.  Wiseman discussed the ways in which groups shift an individuals behavior and thoughts by moving an individual away from the center or moderate behavior towards actions that are more polarized or extreme.  I have also written … Continue reading The Base of Mob Mentality

Is It Wisdom or Self Awareness

Allison Vesterfelt in her book Packing Light, writes about wisdom in a way that one of my favorite authors, Paul Jun, writes about self awareness.  On wisdom Vesterfelt writes, “I think that’s what wisdom is— the ability to zoom out from where we're standing and see the larger picture.” This idea of wisdom aligns perfectly … Continue reading Is It Wisdom or Self Awareness