Money : Time :: Want : Need

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Shh, it sure is loud here. Sit down, settle Where are you from? All over. Home is here right now. What do you do? Why is this always the question? It’s always been the question because it’s always been the reason The reason has been to finally get to the place where saying what we do, does exactly define who we are. We have worked our way to this place As before, it was merely a place setting. The filler. Filling time. The need. The need to eat, clothe, shelter. We have arrived to an abundance of wants, of too much, of choices. Each choice is now who we are. Who we are is what we do, what we pick … Read More

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The Life Review

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What a week of mounting muck in the world: more scandals & more deadly storms. I doubt the NSA relates to this quote: “The more you know, the less you need.” – Yvon Chouinard I’m just little ole me, minding my business. And by that, I came across a really applicable blog. The Top 5 Productivity Mistakes. These aren’t cheesy, salesmen-esque points; they hone in precisely on psychological reasons behind our behavior. He’s also a funny writer. In case you don’t give a F**k about anybodies business but your own, and really are working to cultivate that, Forbes put out an article on the Ten Golden Rules for Living the Good Life. Get on it. Really essential, like worrying only … Read More

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Little Reminder

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Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as the good life, a person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric, if not a subversive. Ambition is only understood if it’s to rise to the top of some imaginary ladder of success. Someone who takes an undemanding job because it affords him the time to pursue other interests and activities is considered a flake. A person who abandons a career in order to stay home and raise children is considered not to be living up to his potential – as if a job title and salary are the sole measure of … Read More

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Reading Out Loud

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Reading is a very solitary hobby. The words are only heard in the mind as our brain starts building images around the scenery and characters. Have you ever read a book which compelled you to start reading out loud because it was so moving you felt you couldn’t keep the words inside?! Probably not. This is an unusual book review, seeing as I’m not just sharing the book but pimpin the author. I’ve read thousandsssss of hours in my life. I also have this weird aversion to  watching anything i’ve seen a second time or reading a book I’ve already read a second time. Once I’ve seen or read or heard, movin on… I know, it’s a shame; we often … Read More

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