I have some bad news, guys.
Having the awesome life that you dream of (quitting work and living on the beach/winning the lottery/buying a fancy car…) will not make you happier.
It might not even make you happy.
I’m sorry to break it to you.
I know some people live with this dream in mind…
Things would be okay if I could just have a few hundred thousand in the bank, quit my job, and go and do what I actually want to do!
I would be so much happier if I could just live how I wanted to, instead of how everyone else wants me to live!Read More »
This post came about after a conversation I had with an ex-colleague yesterday, about the biographies of some new interns in her organization. They’ve done so much! she sighed. I feel so incompetent compared to them!
This post is my response to that 🙂Read More »
I’ve banged on about it before, but I recently left a job I was extremely unhappy in. It was starting to make me depressed, miserable, and not fun to be around.
Don’t worry, this post ends on a positive! 🙂
Anyway, in this job, I had two managers. Let’s call them Christine and Prudence.
Christine and Prudence could be quite difficult to work with, and for. And that’s an understatement.Read More »
I’ve just finished reading Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… – a great little book.
One of the ideas in the book that really grabbed me is about thinking.Read More »
Photo credit: Jennifer Buzanowski, U.S. Air Force
This is a subject I feel really strongly about, and I think it resonates with most people.
We’re all afraid – one way or another – of getting old. Of being older.
I’ve heard this lament so many times: Argh, I’m getting old! … I feel old! … I can’t believe I’m turning 30/40/50…!
And so on.Read More »
Hello! Are you sitting comfortably, and ready for my take on this?
Good! Let’s get to it straight away.
Here we go…
“If you constantly seek external validation, you will never be truly happy.”
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