Archive for June, 2006

Giving Up TV

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

It’s been over a year since I wrote about reducing TV viewing, and since then several readers have told me about their experiences giving up television completely.  Some claimed not to have watched any TV in years.  Reported benefits included better mental clarity, (desired) weight loss, exploring new hobbies, better relationships, more energy, higher productivity, greater […]

10 Ways to Optimize Your Normal Days

Monday, June 19th, 2006

Many years ago an old friend and I were discussing the meaning of life.  He said, “I don’t think the point of life is to accomplish a certain level of external success.  I believe we’re actually here to acquire and enjoy experiences.” That conversation took place about 15 years ago, and this idea has remained with me […]