Getting Trapped in Our Own Beliefs

Beliefs are a scary thing. Whether your beliefs are right or not, moral or not, they still determine how you see the world, and how you act within it. I was with a friend recently, and he was talking about how he believed that money could buy anything. This one belief changed the way he… Continue reading Getting Trapped in Our Own Beliefs

How to Deal with the Hard Times

I am currently going through a rough patch in life. It seems as though my life had been one long high for the last couple of years, but like all things in this life, it must come to an end some day. And since now I am in a dark period, I thought this would… Continue reading How to Deal with the Hard Times

Reconnecting to the World

I recently heard an anthropologist speak about one of the biggest problems that 1st world countries face today-lack of purposeful adversity. The modern era houses the biggest pandemic of suicide and depression in the human species since the beginning of time. Although we have all this technology and modern medicine, we are unable to treat… Continue reading Reconnecting to the World

Do not be Discouraged: How to not get Discouraged

There will always be times where things do not go as planned. Your body will not listen to what you need, and it will perform poorly. Things will happen that are out of your control. Allow me to ask you this question. How should you react?   For most people, myself included, when things do… Continue reading Do not be Discouraged: How to not get Discouraged

Focusing on what is important in times of crisis

I always wanted to be able to write about how to deal with a crisis when I was actually going through one. Everything becomes clear in retrospect, but to actually breathe the advice you give, and to be able to maintain a clear mind within a battlefield, that is true mastery. The Crisis So I… Continue reading Focusing on what is important in times of crisis

Maintaining Motivation

We all have gone through that moment of clarity, where we knew what we needed to do, and how we were going to do it, and shortly after came a surge of motivation to be better. And then, after a couple of hours, that surge disappears. Or, if you’re lucky, that motivation lasts you till… Continue reading Maintaining Motivation

My Friend’s Dad has Cancer-Journal #2

These past couple of days, a friend of mine has been posting very poetic, and at the same time, macabre posts on facebook. And although I figured what was going on through its content, I still had to know for sure, and so I asked him. It turns out that his father has cancer, and… Continue reading My Friend’s Dad has Cancer-Journal #2