Five months to 40: What’s on my mind

Five months to 40: What’s on my mind

Remember my post from last month? The one I wrote on shifting perspective.

Yes, that’s the one. I wrote it exactly six months away from turning 40. Strange what a number on a calendar will do to you. I figured I need to do an update post here every month, just to keep things running, you know?

I need to be accountable to myself, in some sense. Am I actually following through on the ideas mentioned in that post? Am I happier today than I was a month ago? And, if anything, what can I expect of myself in the months to come? Continue reading “Five months to 40: What’s on my mind”

Shifting perspective: Why we should create more than we consume

Shifting perspective: Why we should create more than we consume
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In exactly 6 months to the day, I will turn 40. A few months ago, this meant nothing to me. It was just a number on the calendar, an inevitable milestone of sorts, if you wish. But this year has been very different in comparison to the last few years of my life. Perhaps it has shaped the way I look at things today. Continue reading “Shifting perspective: Why we should create more than we consume”

Mindfulness: The mental workout you need

Mindfulness: The mental workout you need

On Friday morning, 8.45 a.m., I bent down to pick up something from the floor of my bedroom. In that instant, a sharp, searing pain shot through the base of my neck and between my shoulder blades. Frozen, in pain, I cried out, unable to move.

Sixty hours later, I am here, writing a post on what happened between then and now. And it all has to do with mindfulness and how it helped me deal with this pain. Continue reading “Mindfulness: The mental workout you need”