Archive for September 2010

Henry David Thoreau on Minimalism, Life and Dreams

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. – Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, pacifist, tax resister and philosopher, is most famous for his work entitled Walden. Published in [...]

The 3 Fears (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of The 3 Fears (Part 1). Please read that first before you read the following. It’d make more sense. Fear #2: Fear of Success You might be thinking, “Wait, why would someone be afraid of success? That doesn’t make sense.” You’re right, it doesn’t. But it doesn’t make it less [...]

The 3 Fears (Part 1)

This post turned out longer than I thought, quickly becoming a miniature book. So to make it easier for you to digest all the goodness to come, this post here is part 1. Please subscribe to the RSS reader to stay updated of when part 2 is published. You wouldn’t want to miss out! We [...]

Career Suicide? More Like Career Liberation! (And Why I’ve Made the Decision to Quit … Yet Again)

Every time you don’t follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness. – Shakti Gawain Can I tell you something? Are you ready for it? … I’m quitting my day job. Again. Nearly 2 years ago in November 2008, I left my posh day job [...]

Things You Never Have to Say When You Don’t Have a Job You Hate (aka The Trough Effect In Motion)

You’ve only got one life to live. Make it a life worth living, not just merely an existence. Alright folks. Many of us know all too well that we probably don’t love our jobs. In fact, nearly 80% of all working people despise their jobs. We may apathetically just bear it long enough to pay [...]