Let’s Stop Planning Everything For a Happier Life

Here I am sitting at my desk again. I now have three notebooks to plan my work and days — one huge calendar, one calendar diary where I write what actually gets done and one project ideas and visualisation notebook (this doesn’t include my pocket notebook and the one I have for writing ideas). They’re sitting on the green desk in front …

Victims of Consumerism in a Strive For Happiness

Are we victims to consumerism, in our strive for happiness? Are we trying to accumulate more and more happiness, just as we try to accumulate more and more possessions? Is happiness just another trophy to put over the fireplace? Together with our trophy moose heads and trophy wives? I’m happy. It sounds so egoistic, so selfish, so entitled. Lately, this …

All It Takes Is a Minute Of Mindfulness

What do you think about when you’re in the shower? Or on the train to work? It might be my addiction to doing, but mindfulness isn’t my habit when it comes to just being. I’m pretty focused and into what I’m doing but when there’s nothing to do, I tend to send my mind to work. For example, while I’m in the shower I usually plan …