This year I started to explore my writing a lot more and in twelve months writing in 2017 I’ve written more words than in any other previous year since I began. Although that wouldn’t be too hard, and by some standards it’s not that impressive. However, including this one I’ve written over 120 articles or short stories this year alone.
I’m not so big on Goal Setting. At least insofar as it has been described and taught by the myriad of internet fools masquerading as teachers. The world of people, especially those who aspire openly to a better life, are obsessed with goal setting and the pursuit of an illusory future. Time is an illusion, all there is, is now, the wonder and experience is in the process and not the realisation of a goal. Here you will find articles helping you come to terms with this fundamental fact.
All this striving for success is exhausting. I’m in my 43rd year on this earth and this has certainly been my experience. Most people I have ever spoken to about it agree that there’s something in this striving for success that just doesn’t fit. The reality of our experience seems to be completely different from what we’re told we need to do, what we believe it takes to get what we want.
Ever ask yourself, what do you really want from life? Ever question what you’re doing and why you’re doing it? Have you ever stopped for a second in the middle some ordinary mundane task under the realisation that what you’re doing is completely pointless? Maybe you got a good job, settled in and worked hard only to realise one morning as you drove to that job that what you’re doing was completely crazy.
Purposeful Accident This whole idea of purposeful accident has really got a hold of me. I read about it recently in this article on The Creativity Post and the concept, although familiar to me, gave my already brewing ides a foundation. Well, maybe not a foundation, but rather a hook. The foundation for everything I’ve […]
Goal setting is very trendy these days. Experts seem to coming out of the woodwork to provide advice to poor little you and me who can’t seem to make a reasonable attempt at life. The internet is full of bullshit advice from people with fuck all life experience and even less ability to frame what they have in an original way that actually could help someone.