Posts in books
The Gift of the 'I AM': The Story (Part 1)

It’s been nearly a year ago that I launched the ’I AM’ book.   And what a ride it’s been: at times exhilarating, at times frustrating, at times exciting, at times confusing. At times I've doubted it, wanted to let it all go. Other times I’ve felt completely re-inspired and re-energised. I knew in my heart that something special had been birthed through me, yet I didn’t yet comprehend or even begin to understand its true power and potential.

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How to Be Sick (or The Return of the Rest-Cure)

For the past few weeks I've had my head in a little wonderfully-titled book named "How To Be Idle". The first few chapters have turned out to a be a must-read: a beautifully written eulogy to downtime and rest, an ode to the resurrection of long lunches and afternoon naps, and a call to the end of the current societal model which tends to value the quantity of work generated instead of its quality.

It has really opened my eyes to a new way of thinking about life, and helped me let go of the subconscious feelings of guilt I tended to experience whenever my waking and working schedule would not fit into the 9-to-5 model - the ultimate modern system for productivity and success - which, as a self-employed and creative worker, rarely does.

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