#052: 1 Year Anniversary Special Edition: Essentialism What is the Essence of Your Life?

My goal this week is to encourage you to embrace essentialism. Essentialism is the art of disciplining your self to want less, use less, and do less. You know less is more. My friend Josh Simmons turned me on to Greg McKeown new book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.


The key is doing only a few really great things. Multitasking is the enemy. So today I’ll share four conclusion I’ve made for myself about become a better “essentialist.

Here’s the link to the book: Essentialism by Greg McKeown.

Today is also the ‘Hyped Up’ 52nd Episode and One Year Anniversary Episode!!!

Thank you to all who listened, rated, and supported the show. Here’s the next 52 weeks! I think you’ll like this week’s special introduction!

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Episode 03 Tips to Deep Daily Prayer
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Episode 07 Theology of Guardian Angels
Episode 24 7 Lies We Believe about Our Failures
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  • Latin word of the week: Essentia
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Podcast Archive

050The Seven Sorrows of Mary are the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit09/15/2014
049Obstacles in Your Life (How to Conquer Them)09/10/2014
048Brain Science, Your Soul & Prayer09/03/2014
047Don’t Swallow the Camel08/27/2014
046The Secret Life of Thomas Aquinas08/22/2014
045Did Saint Paul Teach Once Saved Always Saved?08/06/2014
044How to Escape Joyless Catholicism, Part 207/30/2014
043How to Escape Joyless Catholicism, Part 107/24/2014
042Golf Cart Saint07/15/2014
0415 Intellectual Virtues and Pornography, Art, and Culture07/02/2014
040Taylor and Joy Talk About Their Marriage06/25/2014
038Should You Budget Time06/04/2014
037The Theology of Vacation, Leisure, and Recreation05/28/2014
036Noah Movie Review – Rock Monsters?05/21/2014
035Children Need Fortitude05/14/2014
034Jokes of Saint John XXIII05/07/2014
033Divine Mercy: 5 Common Questions04/30/2014
0324 Sections of Hell04/23/2014
031Meet The Saint Version of You04/16/2014
030Should You Be an Optimist?04/09/2014
029Finding Fellowship like Samwise Gamgee04/01/2014
028Demons, Snakes, and Ticks: Lessons from a Hunting Trip03/26/2014
027How to Make an Eternal Impact with Your Life03/19/2014
026Thoughts on My Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe02/26/2014
025Why is the Catholic Church Roman?02/19/2014
024The Seven Lies We Believe About Our Failures02/11/2014
023How to Restart Your Mental Computer02/06/2014
022Top Five Productivity Tips from Thomas Aquinas01/29/2014
021Did You Miss God’s Plan for Your Life?01/23/2014
020When Prayer Becomes a Chore01/15/2014
01912 Attributes of a Baptized Christian01/08/2014
018A Podcast Against Bitter Catholics!12/30/2013
017Mary’s Painless Delivery of Christ Explained12/18/2013
016Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Luke (Plus How to Set Goals)12/11/2013
015Total Consecration to Mary12/04/2013
014What’s Your Apostolate?11/27/2013
0136 Items for the Liturgy of Your Life11/20/2013
012Why You Should Be More Creative11/13/2013
011Why Did They Stop Teaching Virtue?11/06/2013
010How Do Saints Hear Our Prayers?10/30/2013
009My Opinion of Martin Luther10/23/2013
008My Top 5 Daily Prayers10/16/2013
007Your Guardian Angel10/03/2013
006How You Can Convert 7 Billion People09/25/2013
0053 Strategies for a Marriage that Sings!09/18/2013
0044 Step Plan When Family Leave the Faith09/12/2013
0035 Tools for Deep Daily Prayer Life09/04/2013
002Three Tips to Increase Your Passion for Life08/28/2013
001How to Find a Spiritual Director08/18/2013

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