The Basics

I recently noticed that I’ve been sharing a very standard set of advice with friends struggling with tension and depression. I thought it would be worth posting online in case…

One Million Hours

I was in an interaction design course when I discovered a million hours of manpower going to waste. I was working on a class project designing a traffic controller dashboard…

Two Degrees

A few weeks ago, I was in the middle of lunch with a friend when he posed an interesting question: What did wildly successful people do differently from the rest…

99 Things

A friend suggested I publish a follow up to my downsizing piece with a list of things I own to demonstrate that a normal person can live comfortably with less than 100…

The Purge

Two years ago I got rid of almost everything I owned. I sold, donated, or trashed over 150 pounds of stuff. Eventually, I owned just under 100 items total —…