The more you experience something the less appealing it becomes. It just becomes normal. I’ve never flown in a private jet before but if it was a regular occurrence then over time it wouldn’t be particularly interesting.
hing gives me more pause for thought than the idea of spending time in places with a lower cost of living than the UK. It’s not just about cost saving for me, there needs to nice weather, sandy beaches and good food.
What I like about the quote “We won’t be distracted by comparison if we are captivated by purpose” is that it tells us what to do.
How do you define wasting life? There’s no description in the Oxford English Dictionary, however, we all know when we’re doing something that’s a waste of time or serves little to no purpose.
Thoreau’s economics meant using “life” instead of money when analysing the true cost of something.
The saying “ignorance is bliss” originated in 1768 from the English poet Thomas Gray. The meaning was never to say that being stupid makes you happier, but instead, less information is blissful.
Why do we work? Work used to be about survival but that changed with the Industrial Revolution so the reason for work had to be reinvented.
How do you describe yourself? When put on the spot, how do you answer: who am I? And are you happy with your answer?
My personal balance sheet example, see what I put in my balance sheet and why and download my sample balance sheet as a template.
Just like our pets, humans have been domesticated but has our domestication made us happier?