Turning Thirty and Becoming a “No” Body

Turning Thirty and Becoming a “No” Body

I am a people-pleaser. My mother has said that I have a servant’s heart, and my close friends have referred to me as being easily made happy on more than one occasion. But recently, something funny happened.

Social Media, Quantum Physics, and How It’s All Affecting My Simple Life

Social Media, Quantum Physics, and How It’s All Affecting My Simple Life

Let me just say, that I am a lover of communication -- the sharing of ideas and experiences through photographs, music, writing -- I relish all of it. So why, then, do I sometimes feel uninspired after spending a portion of my day scrolling through my various social media accounts? Why do I sometimes avoid returning to these platforms after absences of a few days, weeks, or even months? Why do I sometimes want to not return to them at all?

So Ya Wanna Go Off the Grid? (3)

So Ya Wanna Go Off the Grid? (3)

Part three: Electrical Sourcing... No matter how rustic, simple, or minimal you want to live, some form of electricity is still pretty much a necessity. There are many options for sourcing electricity for your off-grid home, including solar panel options, electrical generators and batteries, or bringing in traditional power lines to your property, and each option or scenario has its own price tag and logistics attached to it.