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Gratitude: The secret ingredient of success
One of the most inspiring things you can do for yourself is to find gratitude in your everyday life. Just take some...
Join The Freedom Project Online: Travel, Happiness and Freedom
I’m super excited to now have an online version of some of the things I teach in my book The...
4 Tips to Cultivate a Millionaire Mindset
You may often find yourself wondering why some individuals struggle to exist. Especially while at the same time others...
What it means for me to follow the dream
For me, “following the dream” meant traveling the world, and then taking my traveling “self” to who I am at work and at home. I wrote two books in my Freedom Project series to explain my travel hacking principles in the first book (which became a #1 international best seller), and my... Read more
The perfect response to: How would you like that cooked?

A recent corporate event reminded me of one of those typical Christmas parties: organized with all the best of intentions I’m sure, but despite all the jolly Christmas feelings (infused by the typical open bar) it typically makes me want to quit my job (figuratively speaking, that is, in case I had an actual job).

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Release the brakes and go after what you really want
Most people drive through life with their psychological brakes on. The brakes are negative images we hold on to about ourselves, such as inaccurate beliefs about reality, guilt, negative self-talk and self-doubt. This negative energy, even if it’s subconscious, can be a real obstacle to accomplishing your goals, no matter how... Read more
Life was never meant to be perfect, or easy
Finding happiness within starts with acceptance: the acceptance of yourself, as well as your circumstances and situations. Life will never be perfect. But life seems perfect when you’ve accepted that life is not perfect. Happiness comes when you accept the imperfection, the flaws, the ups and downs, and enjoy... Read more
Learn more to earn more
Are you one of those people who enjoys doing everything yourself? You’d much rather learn the hard way, doing things your way, than allowing yourself to get the help you deserve. I definitely belong in that category. I’m a self-thaught everything, and a bit of a lone wolf. And even though I... Read more
The Story We Tell About Ourselves

So often we end up comparing ourselves to “others”. When we compare we always lose, and put someone else on a pedestal. We look up to our idols, our icons, our heroes. In comparison to them we tend to focus on the qualities that they have, and we do not.

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The charm of living out in the country
Not very many people know that my first home in Canada, aside from some short-stay furnished apartments in downtown, was an old farmhouse on a 26 acre property. That was pretty much my entire neighbourhood back in Europe, containing multiple high rise apartment buildings. A lot of space. Living... Read more
If I could live again my life

Moments (Spanish: ‘Instantes’) is the title of a poem that’s often incorrectly attributed to Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.

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Tomatoes that taste like tomatoes

During one of my art events in a local farmers market this summer I ended up beside a lady who was selling vegetables from her own greenhouse.

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Stop the glorification of busy

A friend posted this quote to her Instagram to other day, and it was spot on with something I’ve believed in for a long time. Stop the madness.

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