This is a Slow Blog

Slow Blogging applies the slow philosophy to the blogosphere. It eschews the current blogging paradigm of “faster equals better” and that posting blog entries frequently is necessary, or in fact, that posting frequently is the “right way” to blog. This blog “happens when it happens” and will be updated as and when I have something [...] Read more »

Getting Rid of Want 3: Mindfulness

“Poverty is not the absence of goods but rather the overabundance of desire” – Plato Mindfulness is best described by John Kabat-Zinn as “…paying attention in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” Being mindful of the present moment can reduce habituation and therefore craving. In one study of habituation, 3 [...] Read more »