“I’ve been putting in the effort not to be absorbed by things that don’t improve my daily happiness.”
Kate’s attitude may not make any sense to the self-absorbed who genuinely believe in “self-knowledge through numbers”, as the folks in the Quantified Self movement do.
But after spending two years tracking every single daily calorie and another year weighing herself every day, the author of This Is Not A Diet, It’s my Life wrote in her blog post called Life After Numbers:
“It’s no secret I have changed my mind about some things. I have moved away from numbers and data and onto a more holistic, experience-based approach. Continue reading