Is a Well-Lived Life Worth Anything? A great article that states in order for us to live a meaningful life, we must reject the "more, better, faster, cheaper, now" mentality, and we must strive for a well-intentioned existence.
The Minimalism of Tea: A simple re-post of Thich Nacht Hanh's simple but elegant piece about the sacredness of tea (Sidenote: I'm a bit of tea snob).
What We Need Now: This is a great article that reminds us of the ideals we should be living by. Additionally, the author makes a great suggestion to keep a "habits journal" as a way to align our actions with our goals. For example, if you say your health is important to you, what steps have you taken today to prioritize that goal? Great idea in my opinion!
Get Ready to Head Back to School This Weekend: Lifehacker is my go-to website for all of life's little shortcuts (hence why it's on my blogroll). While the majority of this article is common sense, I do like their tips such as how to use a weekly review sheet, how to speed read, and where to find the best websites to supplement learning.
30 Things We Need -- and 30 Things We Don't
I think I need to frame this!
|WE NEED LESS:||WE NEED MORE:|
|Shallow billionaires||Passionate teachers|
|Multitasking||Control of our attention|
|Super sizes||Smaller portions|
|Private jets||High-speed trains|
|Constructive criticism||Thank-you notes|
|Righteousness||Doing the right thing|
|Long hours||Longer sleep|
Truck Farm: A documentary about a small community supported agriculture (CSA), proving that healthy food can be grown anywhere.