Hi Ayodeji: This is GREAT! Not only is it profoundly inspiring, it is absolutely true.

At the start of 2018, just after turning 45 and feeling in a rut (13 years at the same job, a failing marriage and self-doubt about why I’d chosen to raise my family in Japan), I put out a distress call to the Universe. Now, I didn’t know I was doing this but it seems clear to me now.

And it was answered in the form of an amazing man, 15 years my elder, who had made a decision to take life by the horns, to live his life as an adventure, by becoming a Life Coach. Now again, this is only so clear through the contact lenses of Hindsight, but in short, he invited me along for the ride.

And I accepted.

Now, just over 18 months later, I’ve fully committed, I’ve decided to choose Adventure over Boredom, to quit my day job as a teacher when my contract runs out next March and to fully commit to my goal to becoming a GREAT writer and podcaster. Like you, I WILL do it.

Lately, I’ve been so full of energy as I’ve tapped into the power of willpower. And the best thing? We ALL have this power. It is an innate gift of being conscious human beings.

And last, this consciousness is rising. I’m seeing it everywhere, every day. Yours is just one more voice joining the masses of US calling each other to adventure!

Anyway, friend, you’re doing a great thing here writing articles like this. You WILL be rewarded. Hopefully my feedback is just one part of that reward. And perhaps my feedback will help encourage others, not only to discover their own grounded-AND-imaginative WILLPOWER, but to realize one way we can do this is by offering gratitude and encouragement to others who have done the same!

It’s a win-win world we are creating.

A win-win world.


A Serious Fool who writes about: Personal/collective growth, politics, love of Nature/Humanity, Japan, podcasting, humor, and being a hippie in Service to Life.

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