Less is more; the minimalist philosophy.

Many people seem to like a vast choice of everything. For example, things to wear. I can relate to the dopamine hit of new things. Which is fine, but it comes at a cost; the cost of time, energy and money to name a few. I'm finding that less is more. I used to think [...]

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“We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much. We have multiplied our possessions but reduced our values. We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often. We’ve learned how to make a living but not a life. We’ve added years to life, not life to years.” – George Carlin, 1937 – 2008

I love this quote, I agree with every point except maybe I’d argue we don’t talk enough or communicate enough about honest and deep things, we talk to much surface talk. I want to remember this bit everyday and try to embrace it if I can:  “We’ve added years to life, not life to years.”

How to find and do work you love

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpe-LKn-4gM What are your strengths, what are your values? what is your definition of success? "People haven't spent time understanding what really matters to them and keep reaching for something that doesn't mean anything to us but we keep doing it cos someone said we're supposed to" What would it look like if 80% of [...]