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Finding my Theme, again. – Technology and Society

Finding my Theme, again. – Technology and Society

Your theme will take the form of a rant that begins with any of these four sentences. For as long as I can remember I've felt there is something exciting at the intersection of _______ and _______ I deeply believe that the world needs _______ Never in history has...

How to find your purpose (attempt 3)

How to find your purpose (attempt 3)

15 Questions This list was borrowed from Tina Su's blogpost https://thinksimplenow.com/happiness/life-on-purpose-15-questions-to-discover-your-personal-mission/ which focuses on a purpose rather than passion seeking. I am merely using her method, if you want more...

How to find your purpose (attempt 2)

How to find your purpose (attempt 2)

So if you read my older post on passion being overrated then you'll know I have embarked on a journey of self discovery to find my why, my raison d'être and not necessarily a particular activity that I enjoy but the reason behind my motivations. I followed that up...

How to find your purpose (attempt 1)

How to find your purpose (attempt 1)

So if you read my last post on passion being overrated then you'll know I have embarked on a journey of self discovery to find my why, my raison d'être and not necessarily a particular activity that I enjoy but the reason behind my motivations. The Daniel Priestley...

How to find your passion? Or Not…

There seems to be an obsessive refrain on the Internet these days that you have to find your passion, DWYL (Do What You Love), find your purpose, be in your element. With everyone apparently having the capacity to be rich, happy and fulfilled if you can just do find...

Long absence

I'm pretty sure I'm the only one who reads this blog, but that aside I should explain that I am in the process of creating a language centre in France, not that it's a real excuse at to why I haven't continued my writing, I have had plenty of time to watch TV shows...

Mindfulness and Education

So I saw this article on neural studies of Monks doing meditation and it's effects on the brain: https://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Stanford-studies-monks-meditation-compassion-3689748.php I'm presently reading a book on some of this, it's really quite amazing....