Radical Acceptance

My life can be described in one sentence: It didn’t go as planned, and that’s ok. At some point in our younger lives, we created decisive mental maps for the future. They probably included assorted variations on our desires for a career or job within a particular industry, our projected income and planned professional advancement,… Continue reading Radical Acceptance

The Emotion I Didn’t Expect When Downsizing

John Maeda said, “Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.”  For anyone who has experienced downsizing to a smaller home in the hope of replacing real estate with freedom and adventure, you know that the act of simplifying is not synonymous with simplicity.  Culling years or decades worth of belongings is both… Continue reading The Emotion I Didn’t Expect When Downsizing