Tag Archives: Goals

Dying for a Good Time

This is the third time I have sat down to write this post. I keep deleting it. I watched a documentary this week in Sweden and I can’t put it out of my head. It was about a group of … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions that Work

Resolutions have a bad rap. We are all sophisticated and smart enough to know we cannot be fooled. Not again. (If you’ve ever purchased a 12-month gym membership, you know what I’m talking about.) We’re wise to our own ways.

Just trust me for a moment and I’ll show you that resolutions can actually work. This process can be enjoyable; it can be painless and if you follow these simple steps you’ll soon be pushing your credit card over the counter at another fitness centre. Continue reading

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Tim’s Bucket List: 72 Things I’m Trying to Do

Many things other people are aiming to do in their lives I have no interest in. Here is what I’d like to squeeze in: 1. Learn to play the guitar. And then write and sing a catchy song. DONE 2. Help build a … Continue reading

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To Work or Not to Work?

Would you rather get paid to do nothing? Or would you prefer to have an important, challenging job? Timothy Ferris (in The 4 Hour Work Week) basically advocates the no-work option. What could be better than doing nothing all day … Continue reading

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Goalism: The Dark-Side of Target-Setting

I love talking to people about their aspirations. I really do. But there is a dark side to goals and what we often think of as “motivation.” I have a lot of goals. Last week I confessed that I wanted to … Continue reading

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