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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." 

F**K The Lottery

screw the system winning lottery ticket

Ponder this hypothetical question. You walk into a room with two tables in front of you. On top of the one to your left is a winning lottery ticket for £10/$16 million. On top of the one to your right is a red pill marked Ultimate Prize. Beside it, is an explanatory note informing you that upon taking the red pill you will have complete mastery over your inner world. You are only allowed to choose one option.

Guest Blog: Coming Out of the Closet

A good friend of mine recently suggested that I shouldn’t be so attached to the opinions of others, and after much thought I have come to realise that for the SECOND time in my life I am ‘coming out.’ Who would have thought I’d be doing it twice in my life; but unbelievably here I am ‘coming out’……..yet again.

Why the System is Toothless (And what this means for YOU)

McLibel pair successfully screwing the system

You against the world! Scary stuff, huh? Have you ever had a dream of doing something out of the ordinary? Have you ever wanted to change something for the better?

What would be the typical response from the people around you if you voiced these plans? What would they say if you set out on a mission to screw the system?  

Are you 'Selling Sugar Water' or Changing the World?

Pepsi cola cap representing the safe path as oppossed to screwing the system

 "Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you want to come with me and change the world?"

- Steve Jobs

 

Get Rid of Self Doubt Once and For All

ball and chain you release yourself from when screwing the system

 'Often people just don't see what I see. They have too much doubt. You can't do your best when you're doubting yourself. If you don't believe in yourself, who will?'

- Michael Jackson, Moonwalk

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