Time travel vacations

Jason Silva, the host of brain games and futurist philosopher, has a great quote about his definition of awe. He describes it as " something of such perceptual vastness, you literally have to reconfigure your mental models of the world to assimilate it". This may be obvious, for example, when you bestow your eyes on … Continue reading Time travel vacations

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Fun begets fun

Back when we looked at life through a bleak lens, it was easy for us to tell anyone with joy in their eyes that they're not looking at the bigger picture. Easy targets were all over the place, from a butterfly to a joyful song, nothing knew reality like we did. It's so much easier … Continue reading Fun begets fun

Break the bottle habit

Have you ever considered what side of history you want to be on? When people read books about our current era, they're going to read about mass ignorance on our part. One of the biggest issues our descendants are going to have with this era is how little we care about minimizing waste. If you've … Continue reading Break the bottle habit

Gift card greedy

Tired of receiving crap that you don't need from loved ones who refuse to accept your minimalist lifestyle? You're not alone! Sure, once in a while a new pair of slacks or perhaps a Fit bit may do you some good, but between your birthday and every single holiday that warrants a gift from people, … Continue reading Gift card greedy

Comforting uncertainty

Living in an age with unlimited information literally at your fingertips, it's difficult to listen to someone give you a half-hearted response to any sort of thought-provoking questions you may have. Whether you're making an inquiry into politics, culture, religion, stereo typing, or any topic that would instigate an argument of some kind, it's likely … Continue reading Comforting uncertainty