What is reverse engineering and how do I do it with my life?

I think the secret to a happy life is living one that you’ve chosen, as opposed to living one that you feel 'happened to you'.  A way to choose your life is to reverse engineer it.  This is where you think about the outcome you want first, then put in place the steps to make that outcome happen.  You build your life from the future backwards.

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How to be creative

You might think that you’re not creative.  But the act of sharing your way of how it works, whatever your ‘it’ is, that's art.  Your work is art because it’s you expressing yourself through your everyday practice, even in the most subtle of ways.  Never underestimate the power of the daily task performed with care, love and the most deliberate attention to detail.  The tiniest flourish, your take on things, the minute adjustment that makes it your own, this is what gets noticed, by the person you would never have imagined would even care.

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How to stop procrastinating

The idea that your thing is out there for you, somewhere, is actually the biggest thing in your way right now.  You’re waiting for your thing to appear, for it to feel like you’ve arrived at the idea that is yours, that you were destined for - this is the work you were born to do.  And all the while you’re doing just that - waiting.

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Why multiple income streams are the most sustainable way to earn money

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.”  Ellen Goodman

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