The right people

The right people

Surround yourself with the right people — most other things will fall into place. For, it is the people in your life that largely define your everyday experience. And, even the harshest physical circumstances become more manageable with their fellowship. What’s more,...
On quiet quitting 

On quiet quitting 

Quiet quitting – where people consciously choose not to go the extra mile at work – is much less about employers. It is much more about achievement-obsessed moderns who cling to careerism for their self-worth, adjusting to reality. Being employed so that you can put...
Whose desires are you desiring?

Whose desires are you desiring?

Being content with less is a super power. It gives you tremendous freedom and flexibility in how you live, but it is easier said than done. For, what exactly are we even talking about when we refer to ‘less’? Is it simply your possessions, or must you temper your...
Freedom can be scary

Freedom can be scary

After years of institutionalised education and employment, it is easy to feel lost without some externally imposed routine. Freedom can be scary and fear of it is a huge barrier to change.   “What else would I do?”  Recently, I’ve been nudging an old friend who has no...
The struggle to change

The struggle to change

Personal change necessarily involves a struggle within. A struggle between the part of you that wants to change and the part of you that doesn’t. And, in order to tip the balance, you must first understand the nature of the struggle to change.  The struggle to change...