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How to Succeed in Life:The REAL Answer

How to succeed in life

Have you ever noticed how life is all topsy turvey? 

It's crazy. Deceit and dishonesty seem to be rewarded. Good people get taken advantage of and the ones who deserve a lucky break never get it. Hard work doesn't equate to success and doing your best often isn't good enough.

Red Pill or Blue Pill? Morpheus's 3 Rules for Living a Greater Life

Morpheus shows neo how to live a greater life

The Matrix is real! I knew it when I walked out of the cinema over 14 years ago and my subsequent experiences only confirmed my initial suspicion. 

Not that I believe we're human batteries plugged into a computer mainframe, but the metaphor is very real. A whole planet fed a false version of reality built on the lie that we're limited, unable to govern our lives and that the material is more important than the spiritual. I call it The System. The Wachowski brothers called it The Matrix, but we're talking about the same thing.    

Why $65 a day buys you a Ticket to Live your Dreams

live your dreams by stop buying shit you don't need

What's your dream? Maybe it's to write a book or start a blog. Perhaps it's to set up a business. Maybe you want to excel as a coach or become a sports star. 

Whatever it is, we all have to face the issue of how to support ourselves while we pursue this vision.

Self Improvement is Masturbation: Tyler Durden's 3 Rules for an Exciting Life

Tyler Durden 3 rules for an exciting life

Is your life dull?

Are you weighed down by the day to day stresses of paying the bills, commuting to work and dealing with people you dislike? 

Do you sometimes wish you could be another person? 

If your answer to any of these questions is 'yes' then we've got the solution for you.

Or more accurately, Tyler Durden does. 

Stop Living Like you're not gonna Die!

live forever with screw the system

My grandma is 96 years old and she's still deeply concerned by the cost of a loaf of bread. Despite being a danger to herself and other road users, she's only just stopped driving because she didn't want to pay a nominal taxi fee for the 5 minute journey into town for her weekly grocery shop. She treble checks bills, worries about the hot water being left on too long and nags my mum over insignificant spending. In short, she is absorbed by the minutia of life.     

Get a Life not a Career: Become a Hero not a CEO

William Wallace Screwing the System

Our outlooks are all skewed. We live in a system where the amount of money we earn and the status we attain is prized more highly than our levels of happiness and the good we do.

The 3 Things you Absolutely MUST do with your Time on Earth

How to create a life where you can achieve the impossible

I'm no fan of '30 things you must do before you reach 30' type lists. The idea that there is some universal standard of achievement and experience is too conformist for me. So I've come up with an alternative.

Why you'll never 'MAKE IT' until you Learn this!

man chasing carrot but never making it

So many people put conditions on their happiness.

Why you Should Feel Happy about being Depressed

Tyler Durden telling us that we don't need depression
"You might have a chemical imbalance." 
 
"Perhaps you should go and see a doctor. They'll give you something for it." 

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