5 Pillars of a Good Life

WARNING! This is a LONG post, but it's supposed to cover everything this blog is about, so feel free to scroll as fast as your well trained finger lets you, and stop wherever something catches your eye! This post is about the 5 pillars I measure my life through. They are the backbone of this … Continue reading 5 Pillars of a Good Life

The books will be there for you when you are ready

Continuing on the idea that every lesson is there for us to learn when we are ready for it -- books will not go anywhere either. Ideas in books can sometimes cancel each other out. That is a problem. Especially when one book is making you gain momentum, and another one breaks it. Let's say … Continue reading The books will be there for you when you are ready

When the student is ready…

As the old Buddhist quote goes, the teacher will only appear once you are ready for her. And once you are ready, she will appear everywhere all the time. Before you are ready for a new lesson, you will miss it even if a whole chapter is written about it in the book you're reading. … Continue reading When the student is ready…

Why you need emptiness

We need emptiness to collect our thoughts.  Imagine your mind like a jigsaw puzzle. Every bit of information you encounter throughout the day is another piece added.  They fly around in your mind, unorganised.  In this day and age, information is easy to get hold of.  And the more information you collect, the more pieces … Continue reading Why you need emptiness

Why perfection is keeping you from progress

It's normal for us to overthink things whenever we have a dream. Perfection is always in our idea of peak achievement, whether it's sitting on a beach sipping Coronas or directing billions of dollars from a corner office. The perfect desk, the perfect idea, the perfect partner with a perfect body enjoying perfect conversation with … Continue reading Why perfection is keeping you from progress