The Tao is a central concept in Taoism, a philosophical and religious tradition originating in ancient China. The Tao is often described as the underlying natural order of the universe, and the principles of Taoism encourage individuals to align themselves with this order and live in harmony with the world around them. Some of the key principles of Taoism include:
It’s getting better…All the time, every day in every way. Moving forward staying positive and fighting the demons that once caged you. Free from the constraints of possession, and overindulgence!
It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed and lose sight of who you are, especially in today’s fast-paced and stressful world. Taking time for self-reflection and connecting with your values, beliefs, and passions can help you rediscover and reaffirm your identity
In an ongoing effort to lead a SIMPLER life, the shedding has begun. The shedding of possessions. The shedding of dependence. The shedding of uncertainty! The shedding of negativity and inconsistency. As I walk through and see all of the things I have accumulated over a lifetime, I am overwhelmed. The trinkets and the doo dads, and the Knick knacks and the novelties all the things that make up a life.
Living without a filter, one tends to Tell it like it is, this isn’t always the best policy amongst friends and relatives. The way it is, may be the way it is, but the way we handle it is not. I am one of the cursed filterless, if it happens in my head it tends to fall out my mouth before I have time to process that maybe what is in my head does not need to be shared with the present company
Retirement is one fantasy I have never entertained. While the idea is pretty spectacular in and of itself, the truth is far from the fantasy. I am nearing what would be that age, and the idea of Retiring is terrifying, even with well-planned finances the average American will not have enough to spend their golden years rolling about the country in an RV carefree
There are distinct differences between being Frugal, and being cheap. While in definition they appear to be somewhat similar I can assure you they are not.
Being Frugal is not throwing out any food, everything is used for something.
As we age into adulthood the realities of life begin to become more clear.