*In a deep thought* Wait, what’d you say?

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The lack of my ability to focus is not in the lack of focus itself but rather the systems that filter input prior to focus itself.

Or at least I think.

To me, focusing was never truly an issue unless I’ve had…


“Focus on the process, not the end result.”

*insert ambient photo here*

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That’s what everyone tells us. Our parents, grandparents, teachers, professors, and the list goes on. A “it’s not about the destination, but the journey” level of thinking.

What does that even mean?

If you are asking yourself this…


Because “Minimalism” used to be a buzz word.

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My discovery of minimalism started somewhere around the end of 2017 through the beginning of 2018, much like how everyone else has discovered it. Likely from a random, interesting thumbnail on a random YouTube video or perhaps a visually appealing Instagram post.


I feel stressed.

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That is the emotion that I am feeling right now, I feel it in its entirety.

But how come?

Maybe I am just stressed for the regular reasons that people get stressed. Or maybe these reasons for stress are my own.

Regardless, here we sit. Typing, reading…


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If you’re like myself and enjoy drinking coffee, I can assume you have some favorite mugs.

I carry a lot of sentiment with my mugs.

Each mug’s story and creation aside, there are a lot of memories attached to some of my mugs. …


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It would be a wise, educated guess to assume that someone almost died.

That would be me.

I’ve kept my calm through mocking and joking about my experience because to actually break down and work through what has happened would be more difficult.

There is a moment of confusion after…


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I’ve noticed my spending habits have begin to run wild. Thus, I need to re-align myself and invite you to do the same if you equally feel the same about your spending habits.

It’s time to re-center myself with the minimalist values I once had but have since lost sight…


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I’m going to “clear” my head with hopes that this helps “clear” your head too.

I have been asking myself this question more and more by the day.

It almost seems like my ambitions change by the day. …


This sounds far more complex than it is.

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If you have read any of my other articles then you know that I like to keep things as simple as I can. …


Don’t think about work as labor.

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This concept has many names but mostly remains the same.

Buddhists prior to migrating to china received food & money from supporters whereas after moving to the mountains of china, they were no longer able and had to come up with their own means…

Connor Hearld

Writing to remind myself

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