10 untranslatable words for relaxing

  From Mysa to utepils and beyond, it seems the rest of the world have nailed down the act of relaxing, capturing it’s essence. This list of 10 words is a comforting reminder of the important role rest plays in all of our lives. Read the full list here. Enjoy 🙂


  Shoshin is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning “beginner’s mind“. It refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level, just as a beginner in that subject would.

Letter to my grandchildren.

Young people, you need the wisdom of age, just as some of us older ones need your enthusiasm for life. I’ve admired Richard Branson from a very young age. As I get older (and he does too) I appreciate him from new and different angles- those of a father and a grandfather; not just a … Read more


There’s no such thing as multitasking Multitasking is an illusion. It’s an excuse, a myth, a lie we tell ourselves. Multitasking allows you to do many things with sub par attention and feel even more hurried and stressed than is necessary. In our world where “busyness” is admired, multitasking is an enviable pursuit. We all … Read more


A picture paints about a dozen words. I chart the many inspiring souls beaming motivational and inspiring things via Instagram- it’s a great inspiration snack, a quick boost when you need it. Follow this link if you want 75+ Inspiring People on Instagram. IF you don’t have Instagram or are desk PC bound then today … Read more