“Work without love is slavery.” Mother Teresa “I have always hated employment and the associated dependence on someone else’s arbitrary opinion, particularly when much of what’s done inside large corporations violates my sense of ethics. So I have, accordingly, except for eight years, been self-employed. But, before that, for my last job, I wrote my resignation letter before starting the new position, locked it up in a drawer, and felt free while I was
If you’re serious about discovering the heart and soul of a city, lace up your walking shoes and go exploring on foot. Walking a city is the best way to experience it. It allows you to get a proper feel for the city and those who live there. As a pedestrian you better absorb the varied sights, smells, and even tastes the destination has to offer. Some global cities are more flâneur friendly than
1. Flânerie Definition: Aimless strolling or sauntering without a set plan or defined destination; walking at a leisurely pace, simply observing as you’re being taken along. Part of Speech: Noun Origin: French 2. Fernweh Definition: A longing or craving for distant, far-off places; “homesick” for places you’ve never been to. Literally: farsickness. Part of Speech: Noun Origin: German 3. Alpas Definition: To become free or untied; to break loose. Part of Speech: Verb Origin:
Not till we are lost, in other words not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize where we are and the infinite extent of our relations. Henry David Thoreaux Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason. Alain de Botton We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the
It might not be easy to come up with your personal philosophy, but it will certainly be worth every minute you invest. Let’s explore how you can better understand your own internal compass and use it to your advantage. So without further ado, keep reading to find out how to write your own personal philosophy and unlock your full potential. What’s a Personal Philosophy? Great humanitarians, spiritual leaders, religions, and organizations all have one.
The stars will never align, and the traffic lights of life will never all be green at the same time. The universe doesn’t conspire against you, but it doesn’t go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. Pro and con lists are just as bad. If it’s important to you and you want