Finding Purpose

A Simple Rule for Finding Purpose in Life

Where I live, in Asia, a day is 24 hours. I spend 8 hours sleeping. Or at least, 8 hours in bed. I like it when I sleep. Sleep is important. We tend to forget it, but sleep is one of the most important physical need. The other one is sex. No, just kidding, it's... Read More
Life is Hard — An Introduction

Life is Hard — An Introduction

Life is hard. But it is simple. We, humans, tend to make it complicated. Why? Because we blindly follow our fears. We follow shame, guilt, anxiety, embarrassment, even when they're not justified. We follow all those negative emotions. Or more precisely, we're trying to avoid them at all costs. But this is a very short... Read More
Life is Hard — Part I

Life is Hard — Part I

If you haven't read the introduction now would be a good time because 1) it introduces my views (hence the word introduction) 2) I wrote it and 3) in all objectivity it's totally awesome. But in case you disagree with all that, here's the gist: Life is hard, but it is simple. Because we want... Read More
Kill the SHOULDs

Kill the SHOULDs (and Chill Out)

I've been the King of SHOULDs for many years. Wait. Before you applaud let me get this straight: this is not a good thing. You see, I had SHOULDs for everything. I had SHOULDs for what I should do, like today, tomorrow, in the coming months, or for the next decade. And for my whole... Read More
never-take-anything-personally

Why You Should Never Take Anything Personally

You shouldn't take things personally. Never, ever. Ever, never. And I'm gonna tell you why. But first, I'll tell you why I did take every single little thing personally for so many years, and, if you can relate, maybe why you might be doing it too. STARTING LIFE WITH A WRONG BELIEF My mom was... Read More

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