Archives for December 2008

Life Balance is Overrated

I’ve read quite a few articles about an overused topic, life balance.  Almost all of them support the assumption that more balance is better.  I’d like to challenge that assumption by claiming that life balance is an overrated goal.  It’s better to cycle through obsessions than to constantly try to preserve balance.  “Almost everything meaningful […]

Friday Links 08-12-26

From the Web Why it’s Hard to Find Your Passion – The culprit?  The formal education system, at least according to Ben Casnocha.  In a great entry, Ben argues why academia often subtly teaches kids the wrong lessons in life (it’s better to be a jack-of-all-trades than a savant, following the rules = success).  I […]