Compersion is an empathetic state of happiness and joy experienced when another individual experiences happiness and joy. A simple post. A simple concept A simple thank you to Steve Pavlina for bringing this word into my life. Completely the opposite of jealousy, compersion is taking pleasure in other people’s success. Such a wonderful concept needs no … Read more

The more disciplined you become, the easier life gets. In 2004, Steve Pavlina started his self development website following his “awakening” when he realised that his purpose in life was to help others and not to continue in his software business. I feel like I have a lot in common with Steve- apart from his … Read more

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Thich Nhat Hanh That quotation, which is featured on the Zenhabits blog, neatly summises the ethos behind it and the way of life it promotes. … Read more

Minimalism in steps

Less is more, more or less. I’m a fan of Leo Babauta and the Zenhabits blog. Leo also writes a blog on minimalism – In the pursuit of happiness and of a better life, I am often drawn to the idea of minimalism- the idea that less is better and helps to unclutter your … Read more

Gary Vaynerchuk

What do you want to do for the rest of your life? do that. Gary Vaynerchuk is partly responsible for me starting this blog. The video below is a classic demonstration of Gary’s raw passion and authenticity- I featured it on the blog previously but it’s so good I’m back using it again to bring … Read more