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Living Freely

I was lying on a beach, clear blue sky, cocktail in hand.

One of the most impactful books I’d ever read sat on my lap.

I gazed at the ocean – kitesurfers moved in concert with the wind while meditative music played from a nearby bar.

I was living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and enjoying an extended weekend break in the beach town of Mui Ne.

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5 Benefits of Walking in Nature

The trees swayed gently in the breeze, casting long shadows in the afternoon sun.

I took a deep breath of clean air, relieved to be back in the UK.

Just prior, I’d been living in one of the most populous cities in the world, stressed and overwhelmed.

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Having a Plan in Life

I touched down in Rio De Janeiro.

It was hot and humid and I was a sweaty mess.

Lugging my massive backpack I found a taxi which careened dangerously through city traffic to a hostel I’d booked for two nights.

My vague intention was to travel through South America, seeing how far I could get…

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As humans we’re obsessed with achievement, and for good reason.

It demonstrates success.

But is it synonymous with happiness?

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Lifestyle Design: Crafting Your Ideal Existence

Lifestyle design is all the rage.

Think bikini-clad YouTube personalities proselytising the Four Hour Work Week and banging on about their #blessed existence.

As you sit in your artificial cubicle like a depressed little corporate cucumber, do you enviously imagine your own semi-retirement?

If so, let’s talk life.

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Intentional Living

If you’re tired of living your life on autopilot, intentional living might be the answer.

Many of us coast through life seemingly unchoosing and are suddenly surprised to find we’re not where we want to be.

In this article, we’ll to explore how to regain a semblance of autonomy.

Let’s dive in.

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OMAD: My Experience Eating One Meal a Day

Considering changing your diet and trying the One Meal a Day (OMAD) fast?

Well, so did I.

This article documents my experience with the approach in one of my 30-day challenges (spoiler: experiment failed – read on to discover why), accompanied by a daily diary of insights.

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Simple Living

I start this article embracing the simple living philosophy – lying in a warm bed on a Saturday morning, a cup of hot tea by my side.

The day is dawning and I’ll soon rise, meditate and perhaps run outside in the sun. I know I’ll feel good afterwards.

The schedule looks uncluttered, life admin turned down as near to zero as it goes.

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Remote Working

Interested in remote working?

Perhaps you’re an employee seeking greater freedom or a startup CEO hoping to incentivise employees.

Well is working remotely all it’s cracked up to be, and if so, what are the caveats?

Let’s take a look.