Life update – stop & go

I'm not feeling particularly motivated to write that much lately. Every time I open the new-post window I stare at the white page in-front of me for a few seconds before quickly tabbing to something that takes less effort. Like Facebook or twitter. As mindless as...

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Return to the source

Returning to the source happens through stillness. Be still. No thinking. Master the art of not thinking. Learn how to quiet the mind. Not recognizing the source means stumbling through life confused and filled  with sorrow. You become a problem to yourself, to others...

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The point of dancing is the dance

Is life without God absurd? Because this is the kind of questions I think about. Actually it’s the title of a post I read on Medium that prompted me writing this post. And although it’s not a question I want to discuss right now I do want to mention a video clip of a...

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My journey into Bitcoin investing and cloud mining

So I’m into this whole Bitcoin mining thing. Yup. I took the plunge and I am in. Actually I did it way back in November last year and  I don’t regret it for a second. I’ve been considering the move into the Bitcoin industry for years now (dammit if only I actually did...

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My Chris Cornell tribute

A rock legend passed away recently, Chris Cornell. I absolutely loved his music. To be honest I was in another scene (The Prodigy if I remember correctly) back in the days when he was with Soundgarden. I only really got to know him in Audioslave and then I traveled...

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Tolkien lesson of the day – a precious day lost

“Every day that passes is a precious day lost” These are the words spoken by Frodo to Sam on their way to Morder to cast the ring into the fiery depths of mount doom. First a bit of context: We find Frodo and Sam in a pretty dire situation unable to find their way to...

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The challenge of being a father and a husband

It's now  close to 7 months of being a Dad. With all the challenges and blessings that come and go into and out of my life like the ocean's tide I can fully agree that this IS the best time of my life. But today I came to realize that there is one aspect of being a...

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The (Un)course from Eckhart Tolle

I'm not even halfway done with Eckhart Tolle's book 'New Earth' and I've already signed up for his online course, called 'uncourse'. Unlearning right? It is completely free and you go through the main concepts of his book(s) at your own pace. Here's a screenshot of...

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Tolkien lesson of the day – On Fëanor and his tragic oath

  Fëanor is without a doubt one of my own personal favourite characters in the Tolkien universe. I already mentioned Eärendil as one of the most popular but there were none that could compete with the wisdom, skill, passion, anger and determination of Fëanor. He...

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Tolkien lesson for today – a light in dark places

Today's quote comes from another favorite scene of mine from Lord of the rings, which lead to an even greater scene later on. The quote: "May it be a light for you in dark places when all other lights go out" The scene is of-course the gift-giving scene between Lady...

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On Eckhart Tolle and his new earth

I finally had some time to read one of the many books lying on my bedside table and as mentioned previously, here's an update on A new Earth by Eckhart Tolle. The book is in a very eloquent and challenging way stating exactly what I've felt for so long. When looking...

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Consciously living healthy holistically [Part 1]

To live healthy these days needs to be a conscious decision. You can’t go through life doing whatever you want and still expect to live a pain free healthy life without any body/mind/ related  health issue. “Your health is all you have” as they say and I decided to...

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