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 »

Getting Rid of Want 1: Gratitude

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction.” – E. F. Schumacher (Economist, founder and exponent of “Buddhist Economics”) Slowing down is a constant journey of discovery. This blog is as much [...] Read more »