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Become Like Water My Friend

I’ve been living in Thailand for the last 13 months and it has been amazing for the most part. My quality of life has improved dramatically. I have more time to pursue the things I enjoy. I have less stress and the weather is awesome. However there is a huge difference between visiting somewhere for…

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Apply the 80/20 Principle to Your Training

“Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.” —Peter Drucker I first came across the 80/20 principle from Tim Ferriss’ “The Four Hour Workweek”. If you haven’t heard of Tim I strongly suggest you check out his blog. What is the 80/20 Principle? The 80/20 principle is known as Pareto’s law.…

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Four Agreements Towards a Stress Free Life

The following comes from my favorite book, “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz, a spiritual teacher from Mexico. My father gave me this book when I was 21 and it had a profound effect on me. While it isn’t really saying anything new, it is the simplicity of it that makes it so powerful.…

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13 lessons from 12 months in Asia

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already. I left Ireland in May of 2013. Since then I have spent time in India, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. It’s been an eventful year full of ups and downs. I have met so many interesting people and feel I learned quite a lot along the way. Here…

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