Dear Anheuser-Busch, I’m sorry for throwing you under the bus after all of the good times we shared over the years. Even though we must part ways, we’ll always have Freshman year. Dear Reader, If you’ve been hanging out here for a while, you know that topics can tend to get a little heavy. And while big ideas are cool, over-seriousness is against my very being, and, well, sort of makes me want to vomit. So for that reason, I’ve
Here’s a little something to ponder: Band Aids. What comes to mind? Perhaps a small, rectangular piece of flexible plastic with adhesive that sticks to your skin and pulls at your little hairs when you finally tear it off, bringing back unpleasant memories of your last Brazilian wax. No? I should leave the Brazilian wax out of this, you say? Okay, fine. No wax for you! Back to Band Aids. Visualize a Band Aid for a moment. (Or, “adhesive strip”
A discussion on how erasing the s that divide us can be beneficial in ways than we imagine–complete with 18 examples to get you started.
Here in the U.S., we’re all about go-go-go. It’s a fast-paced lifestyle, and if you don’t keep ahead you’ll soon be left behind. It’s a race to the finish. It’s the survival of the fittest. It is time-is-money, and the early bird gets the worm. Time, in essence, is a something we regard as a finite resource that we feel we can capture, control and manipulate. Just lo at all of the ways we express time in the English language:
A continuation of the Dream Zapper post, discussing why Dream Zappers zap in the first place. Get your GRR face on.
Your life is essentially the outcome of a never ending series of decisions. Make sure those decisions are truly in with your goals by using a commonly overloed factor beyond simple pros and cons.
A collection of truths life truths & the premise for this entire website.
When your guilty conscience is your enemy, Ayn Rand & the tension between the moral values and the capitalistic values that define us.
A breakdown of the motivations for the things that we do, and which category we should be focusing most on in order to start living inspired lives.
For my readers. With & a high five, Ash.
A critical lo at how the language you have available to you inevitably affects how you perceive the world. It’s deep–hold on to your hats.
A no-nonsense lo at the education system’s hidden agenda–why we’re being taught what to think, instead of how to think, and how this affects not only us, but the bigger picture at hand. Put on your thinking caps for this one. (P.S. Please don’t egg my house if this makes you angry.)
A rendezvous with culture shock in Costa Rica–how can we determine right or wrong, if we’re judging using a separate set of rules for truth?
Is the battle for self-improvement an elusive one?
Common “absolute truths,” such as our version of what an education should lo like, a good job should lo like or even a good person should lo like are all just one mo of reality and as such, aren’t absolute at all.
A letter to my future self where I ask some big, life-changing questions–are the things I ultimately expect out of life in with my actions today?
There’s no such thing as luck, and if you’re banking your life on getting lucky, you might as well plan for the worst. In terms of lifestyle design, the word “design” implies “iberate intention.” So if you want control over yours, it’s time to get up, get out there, and BE DELIBERATE AND INTENTIONAL.
Think critically about the things you do in your everyday life–does everything you do actually make sense, or do you do it just because that’s the way it’s always been done? I argue that it’s an unfortunate case of the latter.
“I got dealt a crappy hand of cards” is not a valid excuse for your circumstances; you’re in control of you. Bluff your way right into a royal flush.
A fun, sarcastic, tongue-in-cheek list of indications you might be an unconventional thinker. My favorite is still number one!