“People who live far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles can’t fathom.“ — Naval Ravikant Money can sometimes be a mysterious and anxiety-inducing topic, as it’s intimately connected with both our ability to care for ourselves, and even our self-worth in some cases, but it’s also often confusing and […]
September 6, 2021
“The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.” — ROBERT M. PIRSIG, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values Many of us know that the hustle and productivity culture of the Western world simply doesn’t work, no […]
August 9, 2021
“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.” — HENRY FORD I first heard about the Enneagram in 2017, took the quiz, and filed my results alongside the Myers-Briggs […]
July 8, 2021
“Forty hour work weeks are a relic of the Industrial Age. Knowledge workers function like athletes—train and sprint, then rest and reassess.” -NAVAL RAVIKANT Forty hour work weeks, which originated during the Industrial Age and were meant to protect manual workers from unfair labor conditions in factories, simply do not apply to today’s knowledge and […]
July 2, 2021
Somewhere along the way our society decided that being busy was a status symbol. And technological advances have enabled, and encouraged, us to be always available.
Yet leisure and rest help us to think more clearly, decide more logically, consume more wisely, innovate and create more freely, and connect more deeply. It's about having the space to build the life we choose, rather than having one thrust upon us, by default.