Are You Living Life in Spectator Mode?

Today, over 50 million people will pick up a newspaper to read the latest entertainment gossip and world news. On a popular night, over 20 million of us will tune into the latest episode of Eastenders to see what is happening in their 30 minute slot. Millions of people will head over to Perez Hilton,...

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Appreciation and Motivation

Being appreciative isn’t only important in your personal relationships. When working in teams – like in the workplace, sports teams, and other organizations – it is an attitude that can help you reach your goals. If you’re wondering what makes high-performing teams and what keeps them on top, one...

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After the Feasts and Fireworks

It’s the first evening of the year. Everything seems to be “quieter” now – from our neighborhood to my schedule. And reality is setting in. Now I feel that my feet and back are aching. Perhaps, it’s from all the holiday shopping and attending parties here and there. And I begin to wonder about...

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A Little More Gratitude

Sure, you’ve heard over and over again that a grateful person gets more blessings, blah, blah, blah. But what if you’re someone who’s not used to it? Or if you think you need to get into the gratitude groove a bit more, how do you do it? There’s a short feature in The New York Times site that talks...

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14 Things I Strive to Do in this Lifetime

I, like millions of others, believe that we are spiritual beings in human form and there’s much more to our existence than the life we lead on this earth. I also know that there are millions of other people that also believe this isn’t it and there’s more out there, whether it be heaven, reincarnation...

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11 Simple Ways To Be Extraordinarily Happy

Call me an idealist, but I’m a big believer that we have an obligation to be healthy and happy individuals. Why would you waste your time being anything different? I see far too many people go through their everyday lives wishing they were somewhere else. I know how that feels because I’ve been there...

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9 Things I’ve Learned Living in South Africa

It was September 2007 when I first arrived at Cape Town airport, greeted by two guys who were to become my colleagues for the next 3 months. At 18, I had just made the radical decision in my life to quit college, quit my job and move across the world to a country where I didn’t know anybody. Now,...

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8 Things to Stop Doing Right Now

The main purpose of this site is to help you be who you want to be and live the life you want to live. I think everyone deserves that at the bare minimum, and I believe that everyone can achieve it. Therefore, a lot of the messages that I share here are positive, inspiring and action orientated. With...

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8 More Things to Stop Doing Right Now

When I wrote the original 8 Things to Stop Doing Right Now, I didn’t realise the article would turn out to be such a hit. Thousands of visitors viewed the post which spread virally on sites like Twitter, StumbleUpon, Facebook and other popular social media websites. After writing the original,...

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5 Research-Proven Ways to Increase Happiness

I know scientifically proven would have made for a much better title, but I don’t think it’s ethical to call the research I have found scientific. However, in my travels, I have come across a number of ways to improve happiness based on tests performed in a controlled and professional environment. Happiness...

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5 Lessons I Won’t Forget from 2019

I didn’t originally start PluginID just as a way to help others, but also to document my own progress in life on the path of being who I want to be and living how I want to live. I’ve managed to document how I make dreams a reality, how I made $20,000 in 4 months and even 8 things I have stopped doing...

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