I love contemplating the big questions in life. I spend a lot of time reading about self-improvement and personal growth and then think about what I’ve learnt and how that applies to me. I love writing articles about whatever I come up with. This is a collections of such articles. I’m hoping they are thought-provoking and inspiring and maybe make you view things differently for a second or two.
I'm a week away from being back in the Van, and it's not a day too soon. The last five months in Auckland have been challenging. But they have also taught me a few valuable lessons.
Lately, I’ve noticed an interesting change in my attitude towards money. And it’s not so much because I have less, but mostly because I have come to understand the real value of money.
Last week, I attended NZ’s Tiny House and Alternative Living Conference. The day was incredibly informative and inspiration but also made me question my decision to stay put in Auckland for a while and go back to doing what everyone else is doing.
My usually pretty mellow life has turned into a rollercoaster ride this last few weeks with me receiving some of the best and worst news in a long time. But the good far outweighs the bad and as so often, its the challenging times that help you learn and grow…
Here are the six most significant lessons I’ve learnt since leaving the rat-race and ‘normal’ live to live in a campervan 18 months ago.
Life throw me a curveball this week. After I finally decided what I want to focus on this year, I now had to change plans again.
It’s been 14 months now since I said goodbye to the busy city life and the comfortable, regular income and moved into my campervan. It’s been amazing. I’ve loved every minute of it. But lately, there has been this nagging voice in my head that keeps saying “maybe I should just go back to normal! At least for a while…”
Two books and a holiday on a remote island have inspired me to think about human connection and made me realise that the secret to feeling connected might be as simple as it is challenging.
I’m a big believer in the value and power of knowledge. But lately, I’ve been thinking that maybe the view the “knowledge is power” is wrong. Or at least incomplete.
Since I’ve started to live and travel full-time in my campervan, my life has changed completely. I meet different people, I visit new places, and I have a lot more time and freedom. All of this has taught me something about regret.