And then it seems that happiness, like peace or passion, comes most freely when it isn’t pursued. – Pico Iyer, The Joy of Less
(Read the full essay here. Awesome post in NY Times.)
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i am soon to follow what Iyer did. 🙂
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So true. It also sometimes comes when you least ecpect it and when you need it most.
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ang ganda…and I believe in it 100%. [in our present situation (globally), it will not be far-fetched for us to be in the shoes of Pico. the difference will lie in how we would take it.]
i’ve also always believed that simplicity is the beauty of life! 🙂
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Amen to that. 🙂 Thanks for sharing the link.
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Then let’s all live in Japan. Joke.
I’ve the same sentiments. I mean I know that I’m going to be joyful only if I shed myself with insecurities (monetary, physically, etc). Pero no matter what I do, I always end up choosing security over freedom. Kaya nga nasa Saudi pa rin ako e, doing the same boring job for more than ten years now.
Am I happy? I’m trying to be. Someday, I know I’d be more than happy…I’d finally be joyful!
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i sometimes think about giving up my job and go teach English somewhere in Asia. i love simplicity and although i am blessed with a lot of things, i try very hard to find the time and place to be alone and to be with myself.
parang similar kay coconuter? unfortunately, some people around him made it hard for him to continue living less (i think).
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awesone indeed ! Thanks for sharing 🙂
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