Thoughts on Mindful Consumption

I read a really interesting essay by Chris Bowler: On Mindfulness and Quality. He provoked my thinking. I don’t like to think of myself as materialistic, though I’m certain I’m more materialistic than I would care to admit. I’ve always, since the days of my youth, preferred to do without “stuff” until I could have something I felt was of… Continue reading

I Find this Deeply Moving

I am always pondering, at some level, what motivates us to do and say the things we do. Today I stumbled upon this treasure. This short video of a TED presentation by  Louie Schwartzberg is a “must see!” The pause and the reflection it brings are transformative. Beauty and seduction are nature’s tools for survival because we protect what we… Continue reading