A month in Nepal (III)

I realize my last posting may have gotten a bit long and somewhat unstructured. Really it was just a stream of impressions. Sometimes life is like that: You experience things you don’t readily understand, but which you know will stay

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A month in Nepal (III)

I realize my last posting may have gotten a bit long and somewhat unstructured. Really it was just a stream of impressions. Sometimes life is like that: You experience things you don’t readily understand, but which you know will stay

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A month in Nepal (II)

As promised, this longish blog post is dedicated to the happy event that brought us to Nepal in the first place: My cousin’s wedding. I would like to explain that this is the first Hindu wedding I have ever attended.

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A month in Nepal (II)

As promised, this longish blog post is dedicated to the happy event that brought us to Nepal in the first place: My cousin’s wedding. I would like to explain that this is the first Hindu wedding I have ever attended.

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A month in Nepal (I)

The last few months seem to have flown by. I find myself in a bit of a pinch between living life and blogging about it. But enough with the excuses. Let’s get to it. A wedding invitation Some eight months

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A month in Nepal (I)

The last few months seem to have flown by. I find myself in a bit of a pinch between living life and blogging about it. But enough with the excuses. Let’s get to it. A wedding invitation Some eight months

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Mensa who?

Now would be as good a time as any to let the cat out of the sack. As hinted in some of my previous postings, a long time dream of mine may be about to come true: I am going

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Mensa who?

Now would be as good a time as any to let the cat out of the sack. As hinted in some of my previous postings, a long time dream of mine may be about to come true: I am going

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Life is pretty good

Much has been written on the issue of blog posting frequency, and while little consensus has been reached, most experienced bloggers would probably agree that one post every other week is less than ideal. It has clearly been too long

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Life is pretty good

Much has been written on the issue of blog posting frequency, and while little consensus has been reached, most experienced bloggers would probably agree that one post every other week is less than ideal. It has clearly been too long

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Outsourcing my life (II)

Outsourcing my life (I) described how I went about hiring a Philippine bachelor student, R., to conduct a piece of web research on alarm clock apps. It is time to detail what happened once that contract had been sealed. The

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Outsourcing my life (II)

Outsourcing my life (I) described how I went about hiring a Philippine bachelor student, R., to conduct a piece of web research on alarm clock apps. It is time to detail what happened once that contract had been sealed. The

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Outsourcing my life (I)

Right before Christmas I took a step that will effectively allow me to write ‘boss’ on my resume. Following a piece of advice from The 4 Hour Work Week, I had been looking for an excuse to hire a ‘virtual

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Outsourcing my life (I)

Right before Christmas I took a step that will effectively allow me to write ‘boss’ on my resume. Following a piece of advice from The 4 Hour Work Week, I had been looking for an excuse to hire a ‘virtual

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Aiming for eustress (II)

It has been a while. Christmas and all… But: In part I of this article I introduced the concept of eustress, a somewhat neglected cousin of excitement. I also embarked on a longish tale of my personal adventures into the

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Aiming for eustress (II)

It has been a while. Christmas and all… But: In part I of this article I introduced the concept of eustress, a somewhat neglected cousin of excitement. I also embarked on a longish tale of my personal adventures into the

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Aiming for eustress (I)

One thing that is repeatedly underlined in The 4-Hour Work Week is the importance of constantly challenging yourself, pushing your own limits and confronting your fears. The goal is ‘eustress‘, i.e. healthy stress of the kind that makes you grow

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Aiming for eustress (I)

One thing that is repeatedly underlined in The 4-Hour Work Week is the importance of constantly challenging yourself, pushing your own limits and confronting your fears. The goal is ‘eustress‘, i.e. healthy stress of the kind that makes you grow

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Book Review: The 4-Hour Work Week

“John, I’d love to talk about the gaping void I feel in my life, the hopelessness that hits me like a punch in the eye every time I start my computer in the morning, but I have so much work

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Book Review: The 4-Hour Work Week

“John, I’d love to talk about the gaping void I feel in my life, the hopelessness that hits me like a punch in the eye every time I start my computer in the morning, but I have so much work

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