Thoughts on life and improvement
Hey, I’m Dennis, a firm believer in the power of genuine weirdness and authenticity. In my writings, I explore the wonderful craziness of us as people and how we can improve. The craziness is divided in five topics, which you can find below. Want to see the full archive? Click the fancy button below.
By going on a journey to becoming yourself you start peeling all the layers that constraint your true essence that resides in the core of your being. It takes a lot of work and courage to embark on this journey of a lifetime, but well worth the effort.
In order to be happy most of the time, you should have a clear sense of purpose. The process of working on something that matters, will create that sense, and that’s often a more meaningful state of being than the happiness as a result of finishing what you’re working on.
Personal values are the blueprint for how you act and react in the world. It’s your own personal manual that will give you direction and makes you a strong presence. When you know what’s really important to you, you can make decisions that are aligned with your being.
Self-awareness is having a clear understanding of who you are and why you act in a certain way. It’s the key to knowing yourself and understanding other people. By being self-aware, you gain a certain ability of control in your life, instead of life controlling you.
Surviving the world
We live in a world of infinite possibilities, non-stop connection with the entire world, and millions of things screaming for our attention. While modern-day society has many positive benefits, it also comes with a cost.