João M. Fernandes

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Joao Fernandes is a Portuguese author and a world traveler. He has been recognized has the youngest Portuguese to cross the North American continent from Coast to Coast.

He is a regular writer on AdventurousArtist.com as well as a featured writer on Vice, Thought Catalog, Medium and Elite Daily.

He enjoys giving talks about his adventures, taking long walks with his dog and Zen Buddhism. He can't ride a bicycle though...

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João M. Fernandes I don't allow it to exist. I get a lot of influence from Taoist philosophy of Wu Wei: the art of non-resistance.

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I don't allow it to exist. I get a lot of influence from Taoist philosophy of Wu Wei: the art of non-resistance.

I never feel that I've to read it or else... No, I just go with the flow. The problem with W.B. is that writers get stressed because ideas are not flowing and then they get worried, and then they worry about being worry. It is a non ending cycle.

I just don't deal with it. Simple.(less)
João M. Fernandes The freedom. The possibility of choosing what I want to do, how I want to do things and when. I can work from home or from a beach in Indonesia, I can…moreThe freedom. The possibility of choosing what I want to do, how I want to do things and when. I can work from home or from a beach in Indonesia, I can work 1 hour per day or 20. I don't have to answer to anyone.

Funny enough, this is also the big downside of being a writer: the independence comes with a price, loneliness.(less)
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Sit in with loneliness and let it sink in
Sit in with boredom and let it cover you
Sit in with jealousy and let it be with you
Sit in with uncontrollable desire
Sit in…

As long as you sit in and don’t oppose it, you don’t run away from it… you will stop being lonely, bored, jealous or controlled by your own thoughts. As long as you sit and stay with it you will soon realize that all of those pains a... Read more of this blog post »
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This is one of the most brutal and heartbreaking books I've ever read. 12 years locked up in 2 Thai prisons, including the fearsome Bang Kwang.

This is a journey to the depths of hell. Everything that could have gone wrong, goes wrong. Every person, e
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