20 10, 2023

Is “Doing Nothing” a Good Use of Your Time?

2023-10-20T08:22:18+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my response: Step back and ask: How can someone “do nothing”? That is to separate yourself from the breathing, thinking and general living. Is that nothing?Is that not you?Indeed, who then is the “You” that is doing this nothing? The key point [...]

Is “Doing Nothing” a Good Use of Your Time?2023-10-20T08:22:18+01:00
25 09, 2023

How Can I Be More Productive?

2023-09-25T14:32:48+01:00

It is important to step back and ask: Why do I want to become more productive?What exactly do I want to accomplish? Always remember that there is a risk that we may become productive at tasks that truly don’t matter. Productivity therefore doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Before you consider becoming [...]

How Can I Be More Productive?2023-09-25T14:32:48+01:00
18 09, 2023

I Am Not Curious About Anything. How Can I Become More Curious?

2023-09-18T06:58:53+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: I would suggest that you are already more curious than you think. Otherwise, why ask this question? And becoming curious about how, where and when you are or aren't curious is a great place to start. Ask yourself: What [...]

I Am Not Curious About Anything. How Can I Become More Curious?2023-09-18T06:58:53+01:00
14 09, 2023

Where Does Curiosity Lead?

2023-09-14T14:56:24+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: Curiosity is an end in itself so it may be more helpful to think of it more like a journey than a destination. What tends to happen is that as we become more curious as we go about our daily [...]

Where Does Curiosity Lead?2023-09-14T14:56:24+01:00
4 09, 2023

What in Your Opinion Is the Pursuit of Happiness?

2023-09-04T15:56:29+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: Interesting question. My sense is that the “pursuit of happiness” (as we currently understand that word) is an illusion. A pursuit implies that we don’t yet have whatever it is we are chasing. This striving for something we don’t have [...]

What in Your Opinion Is the Pursuit of Happiness?2023-09-04T15:56:29+01:00
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