If you ever tried to hold your breath for as long as possible, you know what one thought occupied your thinking right before you gave up. You wanted nothing more than the next breath.
Ever hit your thumb with a hammer? Same thing. Just one thought.
People get addicted to extreme sports because they want to relive moments of clarity when only survival matters.
There is something beautiful about the number one. There is no “and” and there is no “or“. Just one, nothing else. No distractions, no questions.
Yet, we are not inherently drawn to simplicity. We usually want more of the good stuff not less.
And because I am just the same, I made a list of what simplicity means to me and why I want to strive for it. (more…)