Destiny or Fate

Are you chasing your destiny or surrendering to your fate? Destiny: There is one thing in this world which you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there is nothing to worry about, but if you remember everything else and forget this,...

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My top 10 most influential movies

Let's post something less serious and a bit more easy to read. Here's 10 movies that influenced me the greatest over my life thus far. A-List: Lord of the Rings (All) Matrix (Trilogy) Back to the Future (Trilogy) Memento Blade Runner Terminator II Predator Indiana...

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The meaning of life

I've not wondered about this question for a long time. Why? I used to think about it a lot. This morning I stumbled across this medium post about a book I read ages ago, Viktor Frankl’s book 'Mans search for meaning'. Sjoh this was such an intense yet brilliant book....

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Tolkien lesson for today – The character of Men

I often think back to the fellowship that went on the journey to mount doom to destroy the One Ring. The fellowship that was assembled in Rivendell by Lord Elrond. Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Gimli, Logolas, Boromir, Aragorn and Gandalf. From the 9 of them who do we...

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Time flies

It's funny how the saying rings so true. You blink and before you know the year is almost over. 2018 has been blurry for me. As a matter of fact so was 2017. That is 2 years of my life where so many things just didn't go the way I planned. I say blurry yet I can...

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Restraint

  True power is restraint. These are such powerful words. For me thew crux of this quote is to be in control of your emotions. Wow... I consider myself someone who is generally in control of my emotions but there are times when you simply just cant. You give in...

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Life update as the year starts going downhill

So I've not been posting a lot here this year. I know. I ask myself often how I'm doing and sometimes I don't really know. There are certain things in my life that is just off the charts amazing but then others are simply not nearly where I expected them to be. Here's...

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Buddhism 101 – Yin & Yang

There are 4 noble truths in Buddhism. The first one is: Suffering exists. There's nothing much to this one as I'm sure we all know and can see this on a daily basis. The second truth is "The cause of Suffering". I find this one particularly interesting as I normally...

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Buddhism 101

I started doing a Buddhism course on Udemy and it's been pretty cool so far (started showing interest way back here). The further I get with the comprehensive course the more questions I have, but the revelations have been very interesting. Here's some observations:...

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I’m alive

busy as hell tired need to do stuff game be an awesome dad be the husband I know I can be life passing by no worries i'm alive

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Enneargram type 5 wing 4

Here's an update on me revisiting some of the tests I did last year. First up: Enneargram. recap: The Enneagram refers to the nine different types or styles, with each representing a worldview and archetype that resonates with the way people think, feel and act in...

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Living a centered and balanced life

Staying in your centre/ living a balanced life / being whole (whatever you want to call it) is probably one of the main challenges that face each of us as individuals. And even though we get plenty of help from our friends, family and loved ones the main...

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