James Shelly abandons blogging

Thus endth the blog by James Shelley (jamesshelley.com)

My writing priorities are shifting to long-form book projects. In the immediate, my focus is on completing a treatise on the nature of simplicity. As this thought project evolves, I am becoming evermore addicted to the intoxicating liberation of discarding as many superfluous, distracting and complicating concerns as I can. I have realized that maintaining an ‘online presence’ is one such extra and needless worry — a burden ripe for jettisoning! Ergo, I am abandoning the compulsion to fulfill a weekly production cycle of online material. The decision to jump off this hamster wheel is a necessary step in my pursuit of living more simply.

I will miss Jame's thought-provoking articles but I wish him success in his offline endeavours.

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