I visited an alternative healer

Here’s another very personal episode. If you’re looking for sales, startup, and business advice, skip this episode, it’s not going to be a good use of your time. If you want to get to know me better as a human being, particularly some of my private struggles and the inner work I do, then maybe …

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The wild wisdom of Zorba the Greek

Nikos Kazantzakis

One of my favorite reads of this year was Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis. I love Zorba’s practical wisdom and zest for life. He manages to see the everything and everybody as a miracle worth celebrating, while also recognizing that we’re all just sacks of bones and flesh and flaws, and that everything we …

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Way of the Warrior: Getting real

Here’s another Way of the Warrior episode, where I share lessons I learn while practicing martial arts. There’s a certain technique I’ve practiced many times and understood well—or so I thought. Let’s just say it was a very humbling session, where the idea I carried in my head wasn’t fully aligned with the reality that …

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When Siddhartha met Buddha (and walked away)

I recently read Herman Hesse’s book Siddhartha, which tells the story of a man seeking enlightenment. From a young age on, together with his best friend, he sought spiritual teachers and mentors to learn and guide him. Because he was a very dedicated disciple of these different teachers, he excelled in many practices, but soon …

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A bad day

This might just be the most uncomfortable piece of content I’ve ever published. I recently had a lousy day, and captured my mood and thoughts in a rare, ad hoc voice memo. I want to share this with you, because I believe there’s value in realizing that we all have down days. But rather than …

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Ti Perimenis – What are you waiting for?

How much of our days do we spend on our image? How often don’t we do something we feel like doing, because we’re concerned how others might perceive us? How often do we do something we don’t feel like doing, simply to portray ourselves in a certain way to others? What a waste of life. …

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3 beggars in Thessaloniki

I’m currently with 2 friends in Thessaloniki and want to share the story of 3 encounters with different beggars we’ve had here, and what we can learn from it. One beggar was an aggressive hustler, a young boy who probably was forced to work for a gang. One beggar was an proud old man who …

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Negative Self-Image? What a Little Girl Taught Me

On a recent summer night I witnessed something touching and magical that I want to share with you in today’s episode. If you have a negative self-image, or simply want to build a more positive self-image, it’s well worth the ten minute listen! TRANSCRIPT I recently witnessed something truly beautiful and magical. And I wanted …

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FATHERHOOD ODYSSEY: HOMEWORK STRUGGLES

Being a dad also means dealing with a lot of mundane little issues. Things like making sure your kids do their homework. To be honest—I’m not big on homework myself. I was terrible at school. I don’t think school is a great preparation for life. But I do strive to look at mundane little issues …

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