Category: Journaling

  • 3 Deep Lessons from Greenlights (and Why You Should Get the Audiobook)

    Ironically, I’ve never been a huge fan of Matthew McConaughey. The only noteworthy thing I used to know about him was the insane number of “Murphs” he dropped in Interstellar.  But then, I picked up his memoir Greenlights on a whim. (It was a long train ride, and I needed some soothing words in my […]

  • My 3 Minimalist Essentials (And How to Find Yours)

    It feels weird to talk about minimalist essentials when I don’t even call myself a minimalist. See, I feel like labeling people as minimalists or non-minimalists creates box-like thinking. Which, in turn, can spiral into a destructive “us vs. them” mentality. But here’s the thing: I do like to make this distinction — minimalist vs. non-minimalist — with the […]

  • Effortless Journaling: How to Start Journaling and Stick to It

    Journaling is the most valuable habit I’ve ever discovered. Everything good in my life — improved mental health, sharper writing, greater happiness, better decisions — I can trace all these things back to keeping a journal for the past five years. This is because journaling is a highly effective keystone habit. What does that mean? Charles Duhigg tells us […]