Book Review: Hamlet’s Blackberry

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Every epoch of human advancement stems from technological innovation.  New tools inspire new behaviors, practices, and solutions.  The invention of the printing press was as monumental in its…

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What happens when your brain is full

Monday, March 24, 2014

I never expected this.  It was like a random thunderbolt from Zeus. I spend my days scouring the internet for information about slow living so that you don’t…

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Why perseverance trumps inspiration

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Inspiration is on holiday. My muse is napping quietly in a corner.  And whenever I attempt to awaken her, she gently groans and rolls over. Has this ever…

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Welcome to the agrihood

Monday, March 17, 2014

Many people fantasize about living life on a farm.  They yearn for something simpler where they can fend for themselves.  A place for healthy food and wholesome families….

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Daylight saving time = daylight stupid time

Thursday, March 13, 2014

I wake up when the sun tells me it’s time to wake up.  Not a clock with an attitude that beeps at me every five minutes. In my…

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Slow down with physical activity every day

Monday, March 10, 2014

  It sounds counterintuitive. The first impulse many of us have at the thought of slowing down is to channel our inner couch potato and watch some TV. …

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The crucial distinction between wants versus needs

Thursday, March 6, 2014

When is enough enough? When does wanting to “have it all” turn from healthy striving to an obsessive crusade? How do we reconcile our desire to accumulate more…

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Friends make the world go round

Monday, March 3, 2014

One lonely evening ten years ago Mark Zuckerberg was laying around his university dorm room wondering how he might help his fellow classmates connect online. Each fall freshman…

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Book Review: Remote – Office Not Required

Thursday, February 27, 2014

This column is dedicated to the proposition that there is room for work/life balance in a fast-paced world.  That by slowing down we can enjoy friends, family, and…

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Slow down at mealtime and nourish your soul

Monday, February 24, 2014

As we continue our weekly series that explores practical things we can do to slow down, we focus today on mealtime. Probably one of the simplest and most…

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