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October is the Month When Things Start

This post originally appeared in October 2018 as one of the essays I send to my email subscribers every month. If you’d like to receive one essay a month on the themes of overcoming the challenges in life by exploring, embracing and expressing your own unique individuality, you can sign up for that email list […]

What is Happiness? Seven Things I Think to be True

This post was originally sent to my “Happiness Bulletin” email subscribers. Sign up here to receive that short email on life, living and happiness every Saturday morning. Welcome to Saturday, and thank you for opening this week’s email. Life took over a bit this week so I’ve been doing less reading and less exploring the […]

The Happiness Bulletin, #82: Flowing like water, being like water, sitting by water

This post was originally sent to the “Happiness Bulletin” email subscribers. Sign up here to receive that short email on life, living and happiness every Saturday morning. Welcome to Saturday, and thank you for opening this week’s email This week’s email is mostly about water. Why? Because water is cleansing, and life-giving. Because scientists say […]

The 77 problems

I recall reading somewhere about the (possibly Buddhist?) philosophy of the 77 problems. Each of us has 77 problems. Solve one problem? We receive a new one. The objective then is not to eradicate all our problems, but to be better equipped to face the problems we have.

Net worth

The amount of money in the world is virtually infinite. The amount of self-worth in the world is limited. It pays to work on self-worth. Because higher self-worth = higher net worth. [Interested in more money, money mindset, self worth net worth content? Check out Shane’s Money Series of essays over here]

The Money Series, #1: Reframing the language of too much

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from the last 2.x years of self-exploration, rebirth and expansion, it’s this. We are, all of us, uniquely, breath-takingly different, and there’s a heartstopping wonder in the unparalleled uniqueness of our individuality. And we are, all of us, so similar too; we share a need to be heard, and […]

Fear, technology and politics, and what the hell we might do about it

Fear is, of course, one of the most basic of human instincts, but the way it has been engineered by technology and politics for the powerful and the greedy threatens humanity itself. At a primal level fear is a basic requirement for survival: the need to sustain ourselves through food, shelter, defence systems and reproduction. […]