Presence, Joy, & Regret

Be grateful for the moments of joy you experience with those you love, no matter how brief they may be, because someday they will be but a memory.  Neither time nor joy are promised to us. How much we experience of each in this life is largely a factor of providence. How well we experience…

Motion Is Not Progress

Simply because you are in motion does not mean that you are moving forward. We do a lot of things from day to day to keep ourselves busy, to keep ourselves feeling like we are accomplishing something and making progress. There is an inherent problem with being busy all the time though. It is difficult…

Complexity Does Not Equate To Quality

“There is always a market for the highest quality.” —Tim Ferriss Complexity is a means of hiding poor quality, not improving it. It is better to start with fewer, higher quality ingredients, to intentionally limit yourself, and to highlight those ingredients than it is to start with a larger quantity of low quality ingredients and…

Quality, Satisfaction, and More

One of the primary influential factors on our level of satisfaction is quality. When a product, service, or experience is of high relative quality, we tend to be more easily and long-lastingly satisfied by it. Conversely, if a product, service, or experience is of low relative quality, we tend to be less satisfied by it….