SlowCast From the Vault 1: Creating Space to be Slow

The biggest excuse (and it is just that –  an excuse) I get from people who want to slow down is that they “don’t have the time”. So in the first of an intermittent series of “from the vaults”, I have given a simple process to de-clutter your mind and your life to create space [...] Read more »

The Overflowing Teacup

“Once, a university professor went to visit a Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked continuously about Zen, his thoughts, his ideas, his understands and his questions… As he spoke the master poured the visitor’s cup to the brim, but then kept pouring. The professor watched the overflowing cup until he [...] Read more »

The Best of Tortoise Knows Best So Far…(Part 2: The Days)

Continuing the best of theme. Here is the “best of” the days (running from October ’08 – January ’09): The Little Things Where I muse on how it is often the little things that we don’t really pay attention too that makes us the happiest in life, not the big bucks stuff we would [...] Read more »

De-clutter your mind to give you space to slow down. Part 6: Shoulds

Right, we are onto the last step of de-cluttering your mind. Tomorrow I will post a short review of the steps. The final step is to deal with those annoying “shoulds”, you know the things on the list you found it very difficult to get rid of or cross off because they seemed very important [...] Read more »