2X3 Things: Proactively Simplify

"Out of clutter, find simplicity" - Albert Einstein

I have explored multiple techniques and approaches to help me on my simplification journey.

I use several digital tools to collect activities and thoughts . To dos. Task lists. List of ideas. Goal lists.   Some individuals, some shared, some short term, some long range. I like lists and I like writing down ideas and things I want to achieve. It helps me declutter my mind and deliberately move those things and ideas which are in the background without loosing them.

Decluttering my Mind with…Meditation

“Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” 
― Amit Ray

Embracing meditation has been one of the most wonderful decision as part my pursuit of Life-fullness.

I wanted to share a little bit more about my personaljourney here. There are manyapproaches, philosophies, gurus (yes, it is a cluttered space!)  and some can sound and look a little too dogmatic or too far on the spectrum of "weirdness"…

In Pursuit of Life-fullness

"Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful". John Maeda

For a long time, I was  proud of my ability to multitask, to expertly juggle my to dos between work, family and personal pursuits. I was getting a lot done, having real impact at work, raising two wonderfully curious and cuddly kids, seeing friends and going out, traveling the world for business and for pleasure, and doing some writing on the side.  At work,  I was good at painting the vision, bringing people along,

In Search of True Sharing  

"The stuff that matters in life is no longer stuff. It's other people. It's relationships. It's experience." - Brian Chesky

Like many, I love the notion of collaborative consumption, and the idea of sharing cars, homes, meals, clothes, experiences, knowledge, available capacity or services. There is a proliferation of examples, and new marketplaces, business and social models being invented at pace.