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Minimalism is More Than a Trend. It’s a Path to Personal & Social Transformation.

Many people view minimalism as a trend or a lifestyle, followed by an odd minority interested in minimalistic interior design or nomadic lifestyles. The mainstream view of minimalism is as an aesthetic, not a philosophy. Some may also view it as an impractical or unachievable goal, particularly in a society where consumerism and accumulating material possessions are highly valued. But this view is misguided. Minimalism is not a trend. It’s a powerful personal philosophy —

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The Fine Line Between Trusting Your Gut and Making Destructive Choices

The Fine Line Between Trusting Your Gut and Making Destructive Choices

Trusting one’s gut or following one’s heart is common advice many swear by. In media, main characters in dramas will turn to supporting characters and ask, tearfully, “What should I do?” The supporting character almost always responds quietly, “Your heart knows what to do.” Cue the main character running off. They believe by following their emotional impulses, they can achieve their goals and live fulfilling lives. It is certainly true that the advice “trust yourself”

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4 Easy Things You Can Do to Create Your Perfect Morning Routine

4 Easy Things You Can Do to Create Your Perfect Morning Routine

Look, you’re not new to this whole “morning routine” thing. You’ve heard your boss talk about Jocko Willink‘s Instagram, where he posts daily pictures of his watch at 4:30 in the morning when he wakes up. You know if you could wake up two hours earlier you could enjoy a slow and pleasurable morning instead of rolling out of bed and into the shower 10 minutes before your first Zoom call of the day. You’ve tried

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3 Fantastic Productivity Strategies I Recommend You Use In 2023

3 Fantastic Productivity Strategies I Recommend You Use In 2023

The year is coming to a close, and you’re taking stock. You’re reflecting on how you’ve done this year and how you could have done better. You’re making plans for what you can do differently next year. I’m doing the same thing, reflecting on how the year has gone for me. My accomplishments for 2022 are mostly the personal kind, the kind you don’t tell twenty thousand people on Medium about. What I can tell

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Why It’s Okay to Ask Your Partner to Change For You (Sometimes)

Why It’s Okay to Ask Your Partner to Change For You (Sometimes)

One of the worst things you can do to a romantic partner is to want them to change. You’re supposed to love your partner for who they are, so wanting them to change is tantamount to saying, “I don’t love you for who you are. I need you to change for me to love you.” If you go to your friends after a fight with your partner, saying, “My boyfriend wants me to change who

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I Quit Pro Blogging Because I Did Not Want to Be a Product Anymore

I Quit Pro Blogging Because I Did Not Want to Be a Product Anymore

I quit being a full-time blogger a few months ago, primarily because I wasn’t making any money at it. I was sick of being poor. But I could have been a rich blogger if I’d been a different sort of person. Many people will tell you it’s just too difficult to make money as a full-time blogger because of all the other competitors or market forces. That may be the case for some people, but

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