Excess evidence

I may address this in more detail further along (under "expenditure represents value"), but it's important to also appreciate what your excess says about you. I give it as my opinion that how you spend your excess says more about your values/priorities than how you spend your function's resources. Whatever you categorise as 'function' by... Continue Reading →

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Gratification’s indifference

Now picture Y overlapping X. Let's say the resources required to maintain X fall within X (function) and everything else is excess. Financially, as an example, you may only require 85% of your income to maintain your lifestyle/sanity/capabilities etc. This is your function. Whatever you have access to that is over this amount is your... Continue Reading →

Gratification’s dysfunction

Imagine a metaphorical circle around your person that is indicative of the extent of your present capabilities. Your influence, reach, talents, resources, the lot. It's summerised as X and symbolically represented as the green circle below. When you edify your hunger, X increases, when you gratify your hunger, X decreases. Picture another, larger circle, next to... Continue Reading →

In the bloginning…

They say starting is always the hardest part, which resonates with me... but technically speaking I'm anywhere between 2 to 30 years+ in the making of this and still struggling. I started 'Edifying Success' for a number of reasons but one of the most important ones is to help people see more clearly. As lame... Continue Reading →

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