Are you a perfectionist or a healthy achiever? Do you follow your dreams or procrastinate until all the circumstances are perfect? Are you focused on what you want, or on what others think of you?
Becoming more comfortable with improvising can lead to greater joy and spontaneity in our lives. Like any muscle, it works better when we use it regularly. This muscle can also atrophy if we always default
We can be sure of one thing: life will pitch us a curve ball or two. But that’s when our resilience can shine. My childhood in Sarajevo, Bosnia was cut short by a war. Tensions
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What do we want out of life? What drives us and gives us meaning? If the answer is a mansion, luxury cars and a bunch of status symbols to show how “well” we’re doing – then you’ve come to the wrong place. But if we’re looking for more, if we’re passionate about living life on our terms, and if the thought of massive debt and decades of indentured servitude makes us throw up in our mouth a little – then Money for Meaning is for you!
This approach to life helps us strip away distractions in order to connect with our purpose. Instead of acquiring more and more things that advertising says will make us happy, we gain the freedom to be true to ourselves, grow through life and become the people we’re meant to be. As a side effect, we can have enough to pay cash for a good house and travel the world by the age of 30. But that is the smallest of benefits.
Check out our book, "Money for Meaning: Philosophy for a Life of Extraordinary Freedom", and blog posts. We look forward to seeing you around.
Love and God bless,
Mark and Mihaela