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
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
Do You Love the Right Way?

Do You Love the Right Way?

8 months ago my wife and I were talking about divorce. Yes. DEE-VORCE. The big word. At the time we were married for almost 4 years and had known each other for 5. We got married fast. 3 weeks after we've met we were motorbiking in Vietnam for the winter holidays. Back from there we... Read More
Depression is No Flu

Depression is No Flu

I'm just back from France. I've spent a bit more than a month there for the summer. It was great, thanks for asking. A bit cold though. When my friends and family asked me about my job, I talked about this blog instead. So I unexpectedly ended up spending a good amount of time talking... Read More

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

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