Experts say that social media has poisoned my generation. Yet, when I was in college, Twitter and I had a very healthy relationship. Twitter stayed up with me all those late nights that I spent working on projects. It entertained me during calculus class, so I didn't fall asleep. And when I was meeting new people? [...]
When most people think of minimalism, the stories that often come to mind are of people like myself. People who gave up their corporate jobs and 90 percent of their possessions for a more vagrant lifestyle of being glamorously homeless.
My exact words to the HR lady were, “With all due respect, working here has been like working on a plantation with central air conditioning.”
Real communication has in essence become... inconvenient.
In June 2015, I decided to quit my job and go off on the adventure of a lifetime. I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I decided that come what may - I would write about it, so someone else could learn from my mistakes, or become inspired to chase their [...]