Alamsyah RaufBy Chelsea Roff, Intent.com
Close your eyes. Imagine for a moment that you had a year - 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes - to do anything you please, with $100,000 to cover your expenses. Would you travel? Would you continue working and give the money to charity? Would you take the time to simply do nothing, maybe go on retreat?
Last week, Mallika encouraged Intent-ers to consider what they would do if they had a year off. I have to say, my first inclination was default to the "make-the-world-a-better-place" answer- give it to charity, of course! I mean, I know this may sound crazy, but I love working. Even if I had a year off, I don't think I could bring myself to drop my job and do nothing. So if my ideal year would include working anyway, why not give it away, especially when we know that contributing to others' happiness is a much greater source of joy and fulfillment than anything money could buy?
But as I thought about it more, I remembered the words of a friend IRead More »from Recipe for a Happy Year.... And Fulfilling Life