Social Media, the Self, and Working Online: What World Are You Creating?

Our view of the world – and of our part in it – is largely informed by the people around us. Our friends, family, and culture all play a part in shaping our idea of how the world works. We learn by social means, so when we grow up seeing everyone around us going to… Continue reading Social Media, the Self, and Working Online: What World Are You Creating?

Manifesting Reality: Gratitude, Mindfulness & Taking Action

Manifesting is an interesting topic to me, as somebody who is in to the spiritual side of life, as well as having studied a lot of psychology. Despite the mainstream view that the only way to get anything is hard work, it seems popular in certain circles to believe you can just manifest stuff to… Continue reading Manifesting Reality: Gratitude, Mindfulness & Taking Action

Forming Better Habits – Life-Design by Default

When we sit back and let life take the wheel, thinking we’re playing no part in it, we’re wrong. Some might think that it’s possible to do nothing. Technically it is, but you’d have to be dead. A long as your heart is beating, you’re doing something: your brain is ticking, interpreting the environment around… Continue reading Forming Better Habits – Life-Design by Default

The Countdown…

Chances are that you're going to start seeing a lot of changes on the blog. It's not something I'm gonna go in to in too much detail right now, but there are interesting things on the horizon. I thought I was pretty serious about this whole lifestyle design thing, creating my future, living my dream,… Continue reading The Countdown…

Tips for on-the-go content creation & being your genuine self online

I seem to be doing a lot of my writing on the bus lately. It's a handy half-hour or whatever it might be to get a little clarity. A time to just let my thoughts roll out. It's handy as well that while I'm sitting here writing what would usually just be journal material for… Continue reading Tips for on-the-go content creation & being your genuine self online

Lifestyle-Design: do we even get a say?

Following up on my last post, the question that I ended on has been lingering in my mind. Perhaps I got the wording wrong... something just isn't sitting right. As much as I feel like I'm on track with this whole life-design thing, I'm constantly reminded that it's an ongoing process. You've got to keep… Continue reading Lifestyle-Design: do we even get a say?

“One thing I can tell you, is you got to be free”

Another Sunday shift. I don't resent going to work, in fact I have it pretty easy with what I do. I'm sitting in the Hard-Rock Cafe right now listening to the Beatles. I resent that the vast majority of us work jobs we don't want, working below our skill level or in a field that… Continue reading “One thing I can tell you, is you got to be free”