Practise The Art of Intentional Living

Hey, I’m Oliver. I write about personal growth through the lens of my own experience.

On this site you’ll find ideas and practices to help you connect with your purpose, and embed it into the fabric of your life.

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3 Inspiring Life Lessons From “The Truman Show”

3 Inspiring Life Lessons From “The Truman Show”

Whenever I watch The Truman Show, it puts me into a trance. This film is an absolute masterpiece. Packed with multiple layers of symbolism and meaning, it only feels more relevant as the years go by. And the journey of our titular hero – Truman Burbank – only seems...

Use Your Regrets To Fuel Your Personal Growth

Use Your Regrets To Fuel Your Personal Growth

“No regrets” is popular mantra these days. And it's one I’ve come to find very frustrating. My reasoning is straightforward: when I close my heart to regret, I don’t just say no to suffering. I also put the brakes on learning and halt my next phase of personal growth....

Why I Stopped Putting All My “Purpose Eggs” In One Basket

Why I Stopped Putting All My “Purpose Eggs” In One Basket

When we talk about purpose, it's often in the context of our paid employment. This is hardly surprising – the gears of modern society need us to be obsessed with buying and consuming stuff. Meanwhile, school teachers tirelessly ferry our children through neverending...