Charlie Chaplin : As I began to love myself

This is Charlie Chaplin at age 26, photographed 100 years ago. It’s believed he wrote the poem below at age 70. I feel he pretty much said it all with this one… As I began to love myself, I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is Authenticity. As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody if I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even though … Read The Full Post

Work from an inspiring place to produce inspiring work

People keep telling me that the laptop lifestyle doesn’t exist. That it’s a myth that will never result in anything. In the modern day workplace, companies require that you sit in your little office, with your suit and tie on, next to a phone to be productive. That only instils a feeling of boredom and being trapped, with nothing around you to inspire or influence your performance. How can you be productive when you are faced with the same four walls everyday, with corporate memos blue-tacced to the walls? And then there’s office politics. Don’t get me started on office … Read The Full Post