Personal Development

Getting Back on the Horse!

Well, it has certainly been a long time since I have last written a blog post, and here's why: My reality was slowly overcome by the reality of another person, and in that reality I was a self-hating, selfish, obnoxious know-it-all with issues. Now, while this was partially true, I allowed myself and my identity… Continue reading Getting Back on the Horse!

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Creative Pieces, Personal Development, Recipes for life

How to Know What to Do Next in Life

This recipe begins with a stew that you have already prepared. The stew contains pieces of endless possibility, a sprinkling of paralysis, and lacks any institutional structure to hold it together. It's missing direction and hope - let's fix that! It just came off the long-term, large-scale educational or professional system stove and is bubbling… Continue reading How to Know What to Do Next in Life

Motivation, Personal Development, Travel

How to Begin Engaging with Yourself

In my Flourish post I briefly mentioned the way we excuse ourselves from doing difficult things, how we rationalise that next beer, or one more episode, or continuing on somebody else's pursuit of happiness. Often this is just because we haven't paused for a moment to consider what might be the best course of action… Continue reading How to Begin Engaging with Yourself

Creative Pieces, Important Concepts, Learnable Skills, Motivation, Personal Development

GRIT

Once, in a poor land not too far from here, a young boy was born. Nothing was particularly interesting about this boy, as he was regularly told by his mother. She loved him dearly deep down, but mental instabilities internalized during her youth often lead to her poorly treating the boy. He was the youngest… Continue reading GRIT