Over the past several weeks, Amy and I have been working on launching the Break the Twitch podcast around minimizing distractions and doing more of what matters. The process of starting a podcast was completely new to us, and we’ve learned quite a bit along the way. [Read more…]
Welcome to episode 0 of the Break the Twitch podcast on doing more of what matters through minimalism, habits and creativity.
In this episode, my wife Amy and I talk about how Break the Twitch (BTT) started. We discuss how the BTT framework of minimizing distractions and doing more of what matters evolved over the years. Our journey started with minimalism to create the space first, then included habits to then build the foundation for creativity to flourish. This episode is about our origin story, as well as the process of continuously learning and taking action towards what matters.
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It’s a good question, and one I likely would’ve answered differently before having Rocky in our lives.
I often tell others that they should start creating something and put it out into the world.
What we create can be anything. You can paint a mural, create a podcast, launch a service, start a blog, or write a book. Whatever it is, I believe that when we create and put something out there, it helps us and other people grow.
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