Thanks everyone for the emails and private tweets asking how I’m doing and where I am. I really appreciate your emails and I’ll get back to you all as soon as I can. I’m still here, still trading and I’ll have a few really chunky posts coming soon. Today though, I want to share with you a little story that made me smile. It is the perfect snapshot of everything …Read More
Sometimes, you just have to stop for a minute and remember to live your life because no matter what you achieve during it, the most amazing thing you will ever do is live it.
Learn to enjoy what you have.
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.”
In reading and developing my understanding of taoist philosophy, some parts of life have actually started to make a bit sense. I’ve finally been able to shake off some of the haunting aspects of ‘life’ that you are fed in your formative years and have begun to experience what a life built around happiness feels like, rather than a life built around a fancy rat-race job in a corporate HQ to finance my persuit of consumer products, houses and cars. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been there and done that and even sold a business, but somewhere deep down I could never quite shake out of that feeling that “life was supposed to be more than this!“.
This does not mean I live a simple life in a hut on a mountain, but if I did, I’d be just as happy. These posts are a record of my journey so far and might help you find some peace of your own or act as a pathway to a life better lived.
You’ve heard the saying “money makes money”, right? Well, this is true in any endeavour, not just trading, and there are examples all over society (we all know about that 1%). But how can ordinary people like you or me grow capital exponentially when we only have £500 to start?