This Book Unexpectedly Supercharged My Ambition

A hopeful intern climbs the corporate ladder. Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

”Life is surfing a wave. It carries you forward. You spend most of your time adjusting and trying to stay on the wave and riding it. It may not be the right wave or the right wave anymore, and it may be headed for the rocks. Reflection is [the practice of] thinking about these questions.”

Source: Disney. Plz don’t sue.

Do you have have ambition? Are you driven to succeed and to live the life you want? Do you want to design your life and not resign your life? Do you want to dive into a pool of gold coins from a diving board a la Scrooge McDuck?

A serious affair. Photo by Zac Cain on Unsplash

What is Reflection anyway?

Your mind. Or at least the cool version of it. Photo by gustavo Campos on Unsplash

Downshift Occasionally

Bet the wifi is terrible here anyway. Photo by The Travel Nook on Unsplash

On holiday

  • Mental Meandering
  • Slowing Down
  • Turning to Nature
  • Celebrate
“Where’s my Uber Eats?” Photo by Hamish Duncan on Unsplash

1. Mental Meandering

I’m definitely slow at this… Photo by Max Delsid on Unsplash

2. Slowing Down

No quip here. This is just beautiful. *sigh* Photo by Lukasz Szmigiel on Unsplash

3. Turning to Nature

This would look better in a bathroom, dontcha think? Photo by Danny Howe on Unsplash

4. Celebrate

✨💻✨App Time✨📱✨

Day One Journal: Private Diary

What’s this lad thinking about… Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

Ponder the Tough Issues

“We are all huddled and concentrated in ourselves, and our vision is reduced to the length of our noses.” — Montaigne

A CT scan of the writers brain. Photo by David Heslop on Unsplash

Anchoring Questions

✨💻✨App Time✨📱✨

Grid Diary — Journal, Planner

Tennis your problems away. Photo by Renith R on Unsplash

Live with Your Conundrum

“One of the strange laws of the contemplative life is that in it you do not sit down and solve problems: you bear with them until they somehow solve themselves.” — Thomas Merton, Trappist monk and badass theologian

In closing



I write about creative fulfilment, our relationship with technology and living a good life.

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Ludo De Angelis

I write about creative fulfilment, our relationship with technology and living a good life.