Signing off! Digital Detox in Baby Steps

When was the last time you were without your phone (or another device) for several hours and not asleep at the same time? I know. I have a hard time…

The Positivity Experiment

Every couple of years I do a yearlong self-experiment. In 2013, I did a year without alcohol, in 2016, a year without shopping. I loved these experiments because both times,…

Wanted: Patience—Right Now!

Is impatience your middle name? Just asking because mine is, and I have the feeling I am in pretty good company. If you’re part of the impatience clan too, how’s…

The Benefits of a Morning Ritual

I used to be a serious night owl and when I had to get up at a time I considered early—before 8:30 or so—I started the day in a really…

Efficient Minimalism—or how I stay sane

Are you a minimalist? Or do you sometimes toy with the idea but never actually get started? Or do you get a little scared just by looking at photos of…