3 Surprising Benefits From Paying The ‘Life Tax’

Last year, a builder absconded with $37,000 of our savings, turning our lives upside-down. Despite the initial pain, reflecting on the experience now fills me with deep gratitude.

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It Could Be Bad Or Good: Ancient Wisdom For A Better Life

In ancient times, a wise old man contemplated life’s mysteries. One day, his cherished horse bolted, but rather than lament his loss, he calmly replied, “It could be bad or it could be good.”

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Slow Down and Embrace “Solomon Time”

Picture a world without the constant ticking of the clock or the relentless pressure of deadlines – where time isn’t sliced into minutes, hours, or appointments, as we know it today…

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Why I Drive A $200,000 Camry

When we bought our $8000 Toyota Camry we didn’t realise that one small decision would add up over time and bear interest in our lives. Here’s our story …

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What Is Productivity In 2023?

We all want to be productive – but what IS productivity? Sounds like a simple question but the answer is more complicated than you think – and worthwhile considering at the start of a new year …

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How To Make Smart Choices At Any Age

There is a saying: “Live every day as if it is your last.” This may sound like good advice but can we really live this way? For wisdom is both contextual and time-oriented, and must be shaped by our age and stage of life …

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How To Overcome Perfectionism By Making Purple Pancakes

I used to be a perfectionist. This caused me stress, reduced my creativity and prevented me from taking risks. But not anymore. Now I make purple pancakes. Let me explain …

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We Are All Cyborgs Now

The ever quotable Elon Musk has suggested “we are all cyborgs now.” Many of us live our lives online and are dependent on our devices for almost everything. This is particularly true since lock down. Cyborg has become the new normal. There are, of course, plus sides to being half-human, half-machine. We can work from … Continued

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The Secret To Achieving Your Goals

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Sounds like good advice, but research suggests that it’s not quite right. To achieve complex goals across work and life, it is essential to develop Way-Power.

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From Loss To The Second Mountain

The second mountain is a noble but quiet journey. Unlike the first mountain, it happens inside of us and is hard for others to see. We rarely choose to climb this mountain, as it involves loss and suffering, but the older we get, the more unavoidable this climb becomes.

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