Ali Cornish of Everthrive on things we are never meant to know.
Episode 1529: Things We Are Never Meant to Know by Ali Cornish of Everthrive on Digital Minimalism & Simple Living
Ali Cornish created Everthrive as a response to the increasing pace, materialism, and detachment of today's society. Through words and photos, she brings awareness to the importance of living simply, healthfully, and authentically. Life can be better lived when we disconnect from distraction, slow down, and focus on what is truly important.
In addition to managing and contributing to Everthrive, she also helps others create compelling content for websites, campaigns, and social media ventures through The Media Acorn.
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things. We are never meant to know by Alley Coronation
ever thrived out, or this phrase struck a chord in me. It was catchy it was intriguing
It could very well be best seller with trendy dare and haggard cover at an airport, Barnes Ennoble hashtag things we
ever meant to know can mean
he different things to different people. For many, the phrase could conjure things like how I was conceived or how many chemicals are
king from my plastic water bottle into my drinking water or how many people use the shopping. Cart before me.
For me, things we are never meant to know, brings up something totally different. I believe that there are things that we are never meant to know. I think that we need a forced herself to remain
in the dark. With regard to certain things. No, I don't
leaving ignorance. I don't think we should choose to remain oblivious in the face of scientific knowledge. I believe in the practice of protecting ourselves from too much information
as an aspiring minimalist. I take measures to filter out unnecessary things from my life. I curate my phone apps to only the essentials
I get rid of one item of clothing for each new item I purchase, I buy only what our family will eat at the store, and I try to stick to one too
ask our hobby at a time instead of multitasking, I filter out the essential from the too much
Here are some examples of my sources of too much. Maybe you can relate number one
I am often overwhelmed by the internet. I'm not a good browsers like to limit myself to certain sites. Only bookmarks come in handy here,
number two, when visiting a library or bookstore have to focus on finding one book, pre researched and pre, selected or
I mentally crumble under the massive wave of the millions of books in front of me number three. I can't go to large grocery stores. There are just too many products,
we're going to smaller grocery stores, with our only one or two types of catch up instead of twenty one number. Four, when I look up at the night sky, I'm overcome by the fact that each star is the centre of its own galaxy and I'm just a tiny
like of dust on a planet within one of those galaxies. I can cope with the reality that I'm basically inconsequence
Joel. So I dont allow myself to drift into existentialist thought too often number five being
mother of a toddler. I always keep my eye open for things. I could ignited tantrum, therefore try to keep it
any harm in store all the trigger items away: computer mice, measuring tape, compelling kitchen tools, phones and
personal technology as a key. My son's toys and books organised
and only have a small amount available for him too much can be mental
and physically damaging
all day long. We encounter data. We offer more tv channels more source,
of celebrity gossip and more products, promising happiness and everlasting youth than ever before. We are persuaded to Netflix and chill and our downtime
binge washing has been normalized even Disney tells us is ok. Society says you always must be plugged in
to use a language of this digital age. People only have so much bandwidth when offered to
much data or irrelevant data are systems can overload
resulting in errors. These errors reveal them
I was in the form of anxiety, attention, deficit disorders, stress, trauma and variety of physical elements. We have to learn how much data we can personally compute
in full to the rest of that it becomes a white noise in the background. But how do we know
what to ignore. How can we protect ourselves?
That moderation is the key to success. Drastic measures are cutting out tv entirely. Placing extremely
on screen time and blogging. Certain websites can always be reversed. I can't tell
Reach eyes I deleted and then added the facebook out to my farm cheese. Your habits will grow
to managing digital information is the key to lasting change here. Some tips number one place: a blogger on computers, Facebook, feed
The one for Chrome has gone news. Feed eradicate her. This way you can check Facebook but I'll, be
power by the bottomless pit. That is the news. Feed alternative leave him bookmark your pages feed.
Only the pages and groups who follow bypassing in his feet altogether. Number two unfollow people on pages that don't serve you in the natural world
people and acquaintances come into our lives for reason and leave in the same way we are never
and to know what our friends are doing all the time by.
the following. We can protect ourselves from the danger of comparison. Additionally, we can also
of energy, wasted on things that we were never meant to no, such as what rooted John take for his work.
jog yesterday, this recent mental
Patsy to use for the things that matter most number three unsubscribe malice
they do this from your email, client, multiple on use, hot,
EL words. A filter unnecessary subscriptions, number four avoid unnecessary
horses of celebrity news and gossip? We are never
men to know what Chrissy taken is cooking, she's, great and our kids are super cute, but we shall have to create a spot in our brains to logger families activities. Although she wants you to a number five place, realistic limits on social media time. This can be top of your job.
requires a social media presents my current conundrum, his Instagram Instagram, Sir
Where is offer a big distraction to users, since it is unnecessary to toggle or scroll to next story, they just keep on going. Is there way to block the steady stream of stories?
You know the answer please share. There really are
Things we are never meant to now. Aside from how many microscopic organisms are living in our living room? Carpets, there are other intangible things. We don't need to be aware of too much unnecessary data. Consumption can disrupt our lives, steers away from our goals and make life harder when we practise self.
Control moderation, and cultivate good habits around data consumption. We can more easily
of our lives and achieve our goals
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