What to do if you want the best results

Your results are directly proportional to your efforts. What you get is always going to be a reflection of what you put in. So if you put in your best effort, you are best positioned to get the best results. Conversely, if you put in just the bare minimum effort, you’ll get the bare minimum […]

What is the point of life?

What is the point of life? Self awareness and fulfillment? Taking care of ourselves? But they can’t be the point of life, and I will elaborate why below. Self care, self love, self awareness, etc are all important because at the end of the day if you don’t take care of yourself you will be […]

A simple way to figure out your risk apettite

Here is a key rule of investing – understand your risk appetite. Not sure how to do that? Try the exercise below. Imagine you’ve invested 1000 into the thing. Now imagine it has lost value. How do you feel? Do you feel like this will give you sleepless nights, or are you still calm? Now […]

One yes is all you need

Success nearly always is a numbers game – you have to get through many no’s before you get a yes. But then… Then it snowballs. Like it did for Colonel Sanders. He travelled around the country and was rejected over and over. Until he got a yes. And that yes led to KFC, one of […]

My 5 step framework for effectively dealing with anxiety and stress

Anxiety and stress are experienced by everyone. No one really is completely immune to anxiety. We all feel it, and that’s not a bad thing. Anxiety is a survival mechanism – it helped us survive, and still does. Without a bit of anxiety, we would stop being vigilant, and become too complacent. But it becomes […]

Embracing your inner artist, and what it means

Being an artist is not just about painting, or singing, or something similar. Everyone can be an artist. Being an artist is about understanding that art isn’t just about painting or music, but that anyone who embraces their truth and puts their work out there is an artist. It’s about being true to yourself. It’s […]

Where you are born matters, but…

Where we are born has a huge impact on our future. And the quality of our lives. Those born in the West have a much better quality of life, and prospects, than those born elsewhere. This is generalising of course, but by and large this is the truth for a huge portion of the population. […]

If you are trying to please everyone, you need to know this

Trying to please everyone is an impossible goal. Because you can NEVER please everyone. Even the nicest people in the world have haters (think Ned Flanders in the Simpsons…). Even the most successful people in the world have people who don’t like or admire them (just think about the number of haters people like Bill […]