• Is it better to be on a beach dreaming of having a career or have a career dreaming of being on a beach

    I don’t know what is generally better. I tend to feel this is true: “I grew up with the sea, and poverty for me was sumptuous; then I lost the sea and found all luxuries grey and poverty unbearable.”, A. Camus … and therefore I’d pick the beach if say God, err Morgan Freeman, would […]

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  • Carpe the damn diem

    Good guys finish last because the bad guys have stolen carpe diem. The best thing general intelligence put into humans is our humor and sense of fucking up. We know when we blunder the hell out of things and we find it amusing. The saddest people are those who don’t allow themselves the good laugh at […]

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  • Time makes people kill themselves

    I think suicide is a side effect of intelligence. I am not the only one: Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know — Ernest Hemingway People nowadays reject the quote above as the rationalization of an unhappy alcoholic, Yet there is a lot more to it that we like to take. stolen from a […]

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  • Forget Maslow! Everything Is Basic Need.

    This damned theory, which governs our life plans, assumes that happiness is reached at the top of a pyramid of needs, and, until you get there, you must figure out more immediate problems like food, shelter or safety. On the basis of this model, a whole set of directions have been set in our society, […]

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  • How to be happy

    Happiness is so darn particular. Happiness is when you do the right thing, at the right time, in the right place, with the right people etc etc etc. We could discuss what happiness means for ages. That is not because the subject is complex, but because it is so subjective, that means everyone has their […]

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  • You can do anything and you’re still unhappy?

    In this overwhelming social era when everybody advertises so aggressively their accomplishments and words like love, happiness, passion, obsession, beauty, artist or achievement are stripped of might and treated like garments for emptiness, you might get the crazy idea that something is wrong with you. Then the personal development trainer comes along, to help, and […]

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