How to Quickly Minimalize

The KonMari Method Cleaning and tidying your room can be a long a laborious chore. Especially when days after completing the job you find yourself dealing with the same messes. The KonMari Method is developed by Japanese organizing expert Marie Kondo.   Marie...

The Overview Effect

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of...

Simple Strategies for Finding Your Life Purpose

Finding your life purpose is a lot harder than most people think it is. Most of the time, if you ask people what their purpose in life is they will give you a vague list of goals or duties such as: being a better parent; being a good friend; being a good person… and...

Three Steps to Building Self-Esteem

How many times have you missed out on an opportunity because of your lack of self esteem? Have you ever turned into a sweating, stumbling mess at a job interview, and completely forgot the answer to a simple question and failed completely – even though you know you...

How We See Ourselves

Yes, ultimately this is a commercial but the truth of the message is powerful.  What do you think?

How Tall Will My Kid Be?

It’s been fun to me to speculate how tall each of our four kids will be.  I’ve used the rule of thumb they’ll be twice as tall as an adult as they are on their 2nd birthday.  So if a child is 34 inches tall at two, then they project to be about 68...

Ideas for efficient use of limited space

I love efficient home space ideas. In this video Christian Schallert shows how he’s made maximum use of only 258 square feet in his apartment. My office is approximately the same size as his home for iherb coupon ! . . . which BTW makes me feel liking I’m...

Bob Bigelow Training Youth Basketball Coaches

My daughter, Rachel, has shown a surprising interest in basketball and I’m not going to lie to you – I think it’s great!  The Barker family goes to the YMCA 4 days per week and I’ve been working with Rachel on various skills.  She’s...