Mental Minimalism | Letting Go of Distractions

Michael Ken
6 min readOct 16, 2021
Photo by Dan Freeman on Unsplash

Renowned philosopher Immanuel Kant wrote, “It is through education that all the good in the world arises.”¹ Kant also said, “But distraction is the enemy of all education.”²

What is it that gives distraction such traction in our lives? We all want to improve our lives, but more than ever, distraction seems to occupy a larger space in our psyche. Distractions lurk all around, and with…

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Michael Ken

My journal about life in the woods. Visit intothewoods.blog to see my complete journal, photographs, and articles.