Tidying Up

“Does this spark joy?’ If it does, keep it. If not, dispose of it.

Marie Kondo

On the surface, Marie Kondo is a petite Japanese lady with an unhealthy obsession for tidying. If you’ve read her books or watched her Netflix show, you know she’s fixated on finding things to keep instead of scrounging for things to throw out.

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Energy Expenditure

May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.

Rainer Maria Rilke

This is a continuation of my previous post, Conservation of Energy. It seems facetious and obvious for me to state that you should spend your time on things that bring you more energy and avoid things that don’t. I’d like to explore this concept with you in more detail.

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Conservation of Energy

Don’t mistake activity with achievement

John Wooden

Energy is vital to human life. We recharge our batteries through two main activities: sleeping and eating. Sleep refreshes us mentally while food recharges us physically. Without an adequate amount of either, we end up unmotivated and too lethargic to do anything. Oddly enough, if we get too much of either, we also run into the same problems.

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