Man’s search for meaning
For productivity and a meaningful life, stop trying to manage your time and start managing your attention.
It is time to bring back the wax seal
Despite being surrounded by modern communication, the slow, arguably impractical, process of writing a letter is a great draw for me.
The subtle art of not giving a book
Examining my lifelong reluctance to lend, let alone give, a book to another soul.
Tame your tech
Some thoughts on how we can tame our gadgets and the technology we use everyday to enrich our lives.
Random approaches to better living
Knowing what is enough, working on traction, and developing the beginner mindset can enrich our life.
Secrets of staying motivated
A bunch of practical ways to stay motivated, plus things that do not work. Fair warning: there is no magic potion in this essay.
A guide to living in the present
Examining what really works when it comes to living fully and blissfully in the present moment.
What happens when our virtual selves take us over
One need hardly be a crusader against modern technology to realise that, like any tool, it has its good side and its bad. The trouble is that far too few of us are ready to acknowledge and come to terms with this fact.
We must all sleep more
In a world that celebrates mindless hustling, it is sleep that is costing us the most.
Quiet reflections on unplugging from society
A seaside getaway with no cellular network teaches one what it means to live life to the fullest.