Why is simplicity so compellingly attractive?

Placing postage stamps upside down
The tradition (now a habit) of placing postage stamps upside down started in 1996. It was a way to say “i love you” to my dying Grandmother.


Why is it so challenging to simplify our life?




Doesn’t the very goal word personify simplicity.

How can simplifying be complex, difficult?

Why do so many people, and so many organizations, and so many countries struggle with this?

Why is simplicity so compellingly attractive?

Why is it so difficult?




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

This website is about our mental attitude. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s physical health website, click here.


By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.