Posts tagged freedom


When Distraction is the Norm

Yesterday I read about a little program called Freedom that forces you to disconnect from the Internet. You set a timer to the desired amount of “offline time” and then you’re unable to connect until the timer runs out or…

January 11, 2011, by


9 to 5: A Recipe for Disaster

photo by motoyen, Attribution 2.0 Generic License You wake up at 6 o clock in the morning. (Or earlier.) You catch a train, bus, subway and start work at 9. (Or earlier.) You sit at a desk or run around…

June 30, 2010, by


Why I wrote A Mindful Guide to Online Living

[UPDATE: The second edition and the audio book are out and can be downloaded here.] [UPDATE: The book is now published and available as a download here.] Since I co-founded Learn Out Live with a few other teachers in January…

May 14, 2010, by


The Inexplicable Delight of Giving Away Stuff

The last few days I spent rummaging through my cupboards, shelves and boxes, taking stock of all the stuff I own, sorting it and putting a lot of it onto the street in front of my house. Most of it…

April 6, 2010, by