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

Welcome to life after the daily grind

I have recently escaped the rat race, where my days were filled with email, politics and pointless meetings. This blog documents my thoughts and activities post daily grind. 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.





Living without purpose
Living without purpose
Nothing makes you feel more alive than when you’re trying to stay alive. I can only imagine what it was like living as a hunter gather. One thing I’m sure of is that it was more interesting than the drudgery of 9-5 ... Read More
Opposite thinking
Opposite thinking vs the consensus
In an effort to combat linear thinking, there's a technique that sounds like it was inspired by George Costanza's philosophy called opposite thinking (or reverse thinking) ... Read More
Overdoing delayed gratification
Overdoing delayed gratification
There's a well known psychological experiment that's often cited in books about delayed gratification. The experiment offered children a choice of eating a marshmallow now or waiting and receiving double the reward later. ... Read More

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