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Choosing a Life Less Ordinary Once upon a time, I used to dream of adventure. I sat at home, reading books, flicking through magazines, scrolling through blogs, and drooling over places like this: and even this: Trouble is, they are the sort of places that […] Read »
If I Fail, I will not Die Commit! Begin! It’s easier said than done, of course. If you’re hankering to do something big, let’s take a look at how to make it a little more achievable. Things that seem very different often have much in common. You […] Read »
Progress or Success: how should you Measure your Life? But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another – Galatians If you work for a company you can measure your progression up through the ranks. If you’re […] Read »
Commit. Leap. Begin. The first time that you begin moving in an unconventional direction is the hardest beginning. You don’t yet have confidence in yourself. There is no roadmap to guide you. It can seem overwhelming. Once you accomplish something and know loads […] Read »
20 Questions to Answer Honestly Do you earn enough money? (If you answer ‘no’, ask yourself why you need more money. eg Security? To buy more stuff? To impress others? For self-esteem? If you answer ‘yes’, ask yourself why you don’t work fewer hours. eg Peer […] Read »
First Commit. Then Begin. Everything else Follows. About this time of year, a couple of years’ back, I was training for an expedition to the South Pole. We’d been working towards it for five years – preparing, planning, training, dreaming. I was stronger than I had ever […] Read »
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