Connecting Through Simplicity AND Are You Living Your Highest, Best Life
Connecting through simplicity by Christine clues, men of Christine clues. Men Dot Com. Simplicity is one of the most effective tools for cultivating connection and a more joyful present way of Life Henry. David Thoreau often observed that when our lives are simple, we are better able to savor them both small and large ways we are more focused more patient, more perceptive and more resilient. Begin to it. The needs of others understand our own motivations achieve new heights of creativity and maintain our equilibrium. Simplicity has amazing power, but it is truly a practice rather than a one time. Fix Without Kawhi efforts to simplify, Pare back and streamline them. Our lives grow more complex each day like computers, our brains only have a finite amount of processing power, and when we pay attention to something of rains, literally are paying giving away a chunk of their limited mental energy as Daniel. Levitin points out in his excellent book. The organized mind our brains churned through as much mental energy. Answering mindless facebook quizzes as they do preparing for important work. Presentation is up to us to focus our minds on the things that matter before you waste all our energy on the other stuff. Unfortunately our brain processors evolve to their modern capabilities. When we were still hunter gatherers in those days, we could expect to meet fewer than one thousand other people in our whole. And own may be a half dozen things. Obviously, that's a tiny fraction of what the average American faces now with the same hunter-gatherer hardware. Most of us can only be half present what we're doing because we're juggling and ever exploding in box shifting short notice work deadlines and children that have scheduled as busy as our own, so we forget where we put our keys are sunglasses. That book we were reading just the other day. We miss whole conversations in stories going on around us as we try to respond to texts, emails and social media posts, we missed deadlines and appointments and forget to return phone calls. There's no mental energy available for authentic connection in this kind of life yet. Many highly successful people with complicated lives do manage to remain mindful and present and connected by eliminating their responsibility for all those Monday. In details, Duffy the same thing for breakfast or lunch. have someone else manage their email and calendar and outsource to minutia of deceiving, so they can their mindful focus and attention for big important issues and dive deeply into them. By simplifying their lives Ter- able to be fully present in their thoughts, meetings, decisions and activities and achieve superior results from that attention. They're able to connect. Luckily you don't have to be a corporate executive to make life easier on your poor hunter gatherer brain. There are steps that everyone can take to simplify. Their existence increased space for connection here few to started. Number one get rid of things you don't use. pershing to essentials is enormously liberating bees. It eliminates the need to make a choice. You're never going to read all the magazines or newsletters. He subscribed to pick a small handful. You truly enjoy into the rest. Number to keep your choices simple. If you only have one type of jam up in the Fridge. Already know which one you're going to have. If you get rid of those closed born once in five years is easier to find the clothes you do want to put on. Number three develop rituals that you avoid making decisions. You always do something a certain way. You don't need to think about how you do it for example, make Tuesday, Taco, night or start every morning with a set of ups. Number. Four consolidate services as much as possible. The fewer web portals and invoices. You have to deal with the simpler your life becomes. Number five US one calendar system for all your appointments. Put everything in it, including downtime for yourself set reminders for your appointments and travel time instead of trying to rely on memory to plan ahead properly. We need to rely on external brains to make it through the day.