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How to Live in Gray Areas

The phrase “gray area” often carries a negative connotation. Gray areas are murky, confusing, and even chaotic. In a world where people value certainty and quick, clear answers, a gray area can feel frustrating or inhibiting. In reality, however, gray areas offer remarkable nuance and present us with opportunities to learn, grow, and expand our […]

The Power of Simplicity, Clarity, and Action

One of the most frustrating feelings for me is the feeling of spinning my wheels. It’s those times when I know I’m working hard and I know I’m exhausted, and yet, I feel like I have nothing to show for it. To me, those times feel overly complicated and wholly unproductive. And the way to […]

How Can I Simplify My Life?

As I’ve worked to fine tune my ideas about happiness and “designing life” over the years, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to talk to many different people about the things they love about their lives—and the things they wish were different. When I ask people what they want to change about their lives, I often […]

Gaining Clarity

As long as there have been humans, those humans have sought clarity. We want answers to our questions, solutions to our problems, and resolutions to our conflicts. When something just feels “off”, we desire to make it right. Of course, it takes a lot of work to find those answers. Soul-searching, mind-bending, truth-revealing work. It’s […]

Receiving Simplicity

Complexity isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Today’s world glorifies complex problems, complex schedules, and complex algorithms. And all too often, we apply the same glorification to complexity in our personal lives:  “If my life is complex, then it’s important.”“If my life is complex, then it’s interesting.”“Complexity is a sign of intelligence.”  The truth, […]

Dissolving Complexity

When you’re trying to improve your life, it’s easy for things to get overly complicated, really quickly. In fact, it often seems like the minute you set a goal or deliberate focus for yourself, lots of questions start to pop up all at once. Is that really possible?What would that even look like?What am I […]