You're reading the blog of

Adii Pienaar

Now working on Receiptful. Co-Founder & ex-CEO of WooThemes. Author of Brandiing. New Dad. Ex-Rockstar.

Learning to exhale

The path I took to create this episode - and maybe the podcast as whole, but to a lesser extent - might have a bunch of different names: freestyling, intuitive and maybe slightly impulsive.<...> The one thing that stands out to be though is the fact that this is authentic and represents me in this moment.

In this episode, I introduce the start of a new chapter in my journey, where I'd like to explore and share a few other, non-obvious or unexpected perspectives through which we could consider life and business. I share a little bit about how I realised a couple of months ago that my experience of being an entrepreneur and building a business felt like I was constantly pushing a rock up a hill.

And when I did realise that, I just felt tired.

But in the moment of realising that, I also learnt a new experience, which is the sensation of the exhale and becoming aware of just how I felt in that moment. That experience has since made me very curious in how I can "get to the exhale" in other situations or experiences in my life or business.

Cover artwork by Francis Taylor. Intro & outro music is "Warm Sunny Day" by sunchannelmusic.

Join 3,000+ rockstars who get my best content directly in their inbox: