Anna Akana tells a really funny story and gives some really good advice about giving up on your dreams.
Stage one – AWAKENING
In stage one, we are the restless. We go through life asleep to our true purpose for existing. We feel restless, searching for meaning in the meaningless things of the world. We live a never-ending search, looking for happiness and peace in everything outside of ourselves. At some point, we realize we are barking up the wrong tree and turn within.
What would the world look like if we designed for generosity? Instead of assuming that people want to simply maximize self-interest, what if our institutions and organizations catered to our deeper motivations? This compelling TEDx talk explores this question and introduces the concept of Giftivism: the practice of radically generous acts that change the world. …
This myth of money equaling happiness is so strong and so pervasive in our culture that we never ever question its validity.
Hey it’s me again, my latest theme now a days is how to make money so we can do what we love. No sooner had I started thinking about this, the idea of making money with blogs came to my attention. I am learning so much so fast about this and I want to share …
So, I have been studying the tools out there that can catapult my blog to the top and allow me to make money quickly or relatively quickly. Actually, it’s not quickly I am interested in as much as knowing that if I put the work in, even if it’s a year, that that work will produce something.
Leo doing minimalist work. Photo courtesy of Norman Taruc. “It’s not the work which kills people, it’s the worry. It’s not the revolution that destroys machinery it’s the friction.” ~Henry Ward Beecher Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on twitter or identica. How much of your day is spent doing administrative tasks, and not …
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits and Eric Hamm of Motivate Thyself discuss their journey to making a living online. I am a big fan of using blogs to share your passion and purpose. Blogging can be a great way to earn some income while one tries to make it in the “real world” with their passion. Leo and Eric have some really good insights on how to do that successfully and what it really takes.
I want to introduce you to an artist in Seattle called Henry Ward. What makes him unique and an inspiration to us all and a true Dream Warrior is his commitment to his work, his art and the expression of it to help others. He was so committed in fact or moved or called, that he was willing to live in his car and work for free.
Karl Rabeder grew up poor and thought that life would be wonderful if he had money. But when he got rich, Karl discovered that he was unhappy … so he decided to give away every penny of his £3 million fortune