“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life”

Welcome to life after the daily grind

I live in the rat race, my days are filled with email, politics and pointless meetings. I often think about what makes for a fulfilling life while questioning society’s expectations. This blog documents my thoughts as I plan an escape to live a life less ordinary. It’s partly FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) and partly me writing about anything I find interesting. If you enjoy what I write, sign up for my email or drop by once a month to see what’s new.





True self vs false self: who do you prefer?
True self vs false self: who do you prefer?
Donald Winnicott is considered to be one of the greatest thinkers from the 19th century in the field of psychoanalysis. Winnicott came up with the concept of the true self and false self. ... Read More
Do one thing every day that scares you: good vs bad fear
do one thing everyday that scares you
As with "an apple a day keeps the doctor away", the general sentiment of doing one thing everyday that scares you is a good one. But it's worth defining what "scare" means ... Read More
Existential intelligence: struggling with pointless office work
Existential intelligence
If my younger self could have looked ahead in time and seen what I'm doing now, how disappointed would I have been? It's safe to say that working in an office wasn't my dream. ... Read More

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