What I Mean by ‘Simple Home’

There is no shortage of blogs about decluttering, organizing, and creating a more peaceful living space by trashing, donating, or selling as much stuff as absolutely possible. If you took a gander around my garage, you would not be overwhelmed with feng anything, much less shui. But I know the importance of neatness and order… Continue reading What I Mean by ‘Simple Home’

How to Become an Effective Person

First off, I don’t claim to have the secret to accomplishing this feat of “becoming effective.” I’m just trying to figure it out myself. Effectiveness isn’t a common goal. We want to be successful, happy, purposeful.  Effective sounds a little harsh. It sounds too utilitarian. But to me, it’s not about being an uber-disciplined hard body… Continue reading How to Become an Effective Person