Love

Pruning the Loveless

I promised a while back that I wasn’t going to keep harping on about the whole Do what you love¬†philosophy, and I’m not – really. I confess, though, I still like reading about it. A lot! Everytime I come across some article about “following your passion” – whether in favor of it or against it …

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Love

Loving Things

“Thank you, bear! Good job!” – me to Natasha’s stuffed bear just before sending it off to the grandsons. One of the stranger parts of the KonMari method probably hearkens back to Ms. Kondo’s background in the Shinto religion. I’m not going to try and summarize an entire belief system in a blog post (we …

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Practice

A Quick Decluttering Practice

I promise, I’m going to get to a practical tool for decluttering in this post. But first I’d like to continue to talk a little more about “slack.” I really see it as “resilience” – the ability to avoid some shocks (such as paying the phone bill on time so that you avoid the shock …

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