Intentional: How do we live with intention?

Wikipedia defines “intentional living” as any lifestyle based on an individual or group’s conscious attempts to live according to their values and beliefs. And WSJ bestselling author of The More of Less and The Minimalist Home Joshua Becker says: “The worst thing you could ever waste is your life. Instead, commit yourself to intentional living and living with purpose.”

So why is intentional living important and how can we do it?

Thanks to the following guests for participating:

Wellness coach and co-author Heidi Barr wrote 12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intentional Life alongside her co-author Ellie Roscher. Here is the interview:

Here are some of the resources from the show:

New York Times Bestselling author Shauna Niequist shares about the importance of being present as a leader at EDGE Mentoring’s third annual leadership conference, EDGE|X 2018:

Taking inspiration from legendary designer Dieter Ram’s philosophy of “less but better”, Greg McKeown outlines an antidote in his book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, which features practical tips on how to figure out what’s most important, eliminate the trivial, and establish routines for effortless execution:

Books looked at this week:

Heidi Barr and Ellie Roscher: 12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intentional Life

Shauna Niequist: Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

Greg McKeown: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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