XII – Anchors III: Status & Identity

“The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.”  Eckhart Tolle "A urgência de agarrar, qualquer coisa para … Continue reading XII – Anchors III: Status & Identity


XI – Time

‘Lost time is never found again.‘  Benjamin Franklin ‘As the present now, will later be the past’ Bob Dylan ‘Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.’ Jean De La Bruyere ‘As we get older time seems more important. When we were kids we seemed to … Continue reading XI – Time

X – Minimalism: Definitions

“Minimalism, for me, is about curating my life. It’s about creating enough time, enough space, enough resources to really stay in line with my long-term values and beliefs. I really try to keep all my short-term actions in line with those long-term values and beliefs” Ryan Nicodemus “Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things I most value … Continue reading X – Minimalism: Definitions


IX – Anchors II: Money

‘There is no such thing as good debt’ Joshua Fields Milburn ‘Debt is the slavery of the free’ Pubililius Syrus ‘Never spend your money before you have it’ Thomas Jefferson What happens if I lose my job? Will I be bankrupt? Can I live this lifestyle earning less? How will I feed the kids? Money … Continue reading IX – Anchors II: Money


VIII – Goals: The Marathon II

‘Not all those who wander are lost’ Tolkien ‘Goals are artificial because you don’t love working on it, but because you set it as a goal. Be content now, don’t create an artificial finish line that will allow you to be content only then. Goals are constraining because you don’t let yourself work outside its … Continue reading VIII – Goals: The Marathon II


VII – Anchors I: Comfort

What are anchors? The first thing that comes to mind is that object tied to a rope, or chain, which prevents a boat from moving. Now pretend you’re the boat and you know where you want to sail, but that thing is preventing it. What's anchoring you? Do you have more than one? How many? … Continue reading VII – Anchors I: Comfort