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Essays

HELL YES! or No: A Simple Decision Hack for a Happier Life

Making decisions is possibly the hardest thing I ever do.

The less decisions I have to make, the happier I find myself.

Of course, this does not apply to areas of life where decision making is either a team effort (like relationships), or part of my responsibilities (like career tasks).

We have all committed to doing things we were not entirely enthusiastic about, or over-committing to a vast amount of things that are mediocre. Life is too short to be consumed by the mediocre.

Say yes to less, say yes to better; this is the way to go.

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Essays

Why You Should Not Aim for Success and What To Do Instead

We all have goals, dreams, and aspirations.

There is always something we hope to achieve that we think will make our lives much better and will help us attain glorious happiness.

We tell ourselves stories that if we achieve this one goal – get this one item, get that promotion, drop that pants size – that we will be successful, and if we are successful, we will be happy.

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Essays

Why I am an Atheist.

Over the last year (as of writing this) I have come to a life-changing conclusion, God (god) most certainly does not exist. I am an atheist. But, like many other non-believers I have no affinity to the label, I do not see why the non-belief in something needs any labelling.

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Essays

You are already perfect.

The Japanese have two very beautiful philosophies that have intrigued me lately. Not the kind of ‘intrigued’ one becomes because of knowing something to be weird or absurd, but more because it isn’t.

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Poems

My Dear Child

At the time of writing this, I am not a Dad. But I really want to be one.
When I do become a Dad, these are my promises to my child.

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Business

Fact: Business Writing Sucks

…and how to change the suck and be heard.

Riddle: What takes up space and makes no sense, is boring yet important, makes readers see red instead of being read, and nothing valuable is ever said?

Answer: Business Writing!