Essays

Thoughts on life by Ian Chorfolk

Here you find everyday-life topics as well as thoughts on life and the things I struggle with personally or which I consider important to address. Maybe you find some joy or value in my words. Always feel free to share your thoughts in the comments or via contact@ianchorfolk.com.

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Friendship Fundamentals

Friendship Fundamentals

Quotes on friendship are spread all over the internet. Whereas some quotes are profound and multi-layered, most of them are short and easy to understand. As word-finesses, they try to get to the heart of the term friendship in shortly ...
Career: An illusive concept?

Career: An illusive concept?

Like a virus, it infests our youth. Shielded from the public and almost invisible, it’s basically everywhere you look: Career pressure. Especially young students seem to feel it enormous. Working through the weekend became a normality. The time not being ...
A Guide to Minimalism At Work

A Guide to Minimalism At Work

Minimalism has become a very useful tool for me in the last couple of years. Not only could I separate myself from unnecessary clutter but I was also psychologically released by the mind shift. While the concept of minimalism does ...
Me, the Predestined Atheist

Me, the Predestined Atheist

In my childhood, praying was something I did quite regularly. Well, you couldn’t exactly call it praying since most of the time, it was a 15-20 times repetition of phrases like “Please make sure that our house doesn’t burn down ...
Comparing yourself to others

Comparing yourself to others

If comparing yourself to others was a sport, I would likely be world champion. I have the excellent and highly trained skill to switch to compare-mode in less than a second. A short example would be this: Person: I will ...