Some traps I’ve fell into.

“Knowing where the trap is—that's the first step in evading it.”― Frank Herbert Over my 20 years, I've run into a nice fistful of traps, some big, some small. I felt like sharing some of them with you today. The first is the trap of having no tangible routine. I've spent a lot of time going... Continue Reading →

Setting the proper expectations for change.

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”― Leo Tolstoy Let's talk about setting proper and realistic expectations for lifestyle changes. This is important because if your expectations are out of line, too abstract or just downright unrealistic you can potentially run into a lot of roadblocks and barriers and are... Continue Reading →

Happiness fundamentals.

“Live your life like you’re the hero in your own movie.” – Joe Rogan Ultimately everyone is interested in happiness. It is the prime ingredient behind almost every motivation, the underlying reasoning behind all decisions, big or small. If we pay attention it's rather easy to see that as a species we only do two... Continue Reading →

Cultural accumulation

Let's talk a little bit about cultural accumulation and its variants. As of recently, I've been living with my girlfriend in Melbourne. If you've ever been in and around Melbourne you'll know that like any big city its ultimately bundled into a kind of smorgasbord of different suburbs and estates, each having there unique flavours,... Continue Reading →

Taking control of your life.

“The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.” ― Osho, Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously I want to delineate something... Continue Reading →

Shutting the fuck up

“God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.” ― Woody Allen Over the last couple of years, I've been on and off experimenting with phases of silence, anything from Vipassana retreats, my own time and now even beginning silent days in my workplace. Taking this time to shut my mouth and just experience… Well… Whatever... Continue Reading →

Loving this weather.

Its very rainy here in western australia. The rain is an amazing representation of elemental production, think about it, the air element literally grasping and storing the water element and distributing itself onto itself and repeating this process in a seemingly infinite cycle of self-care. Notice how this works perfectly, without any obstruction, see, it's... Continue Reading →

Something small.

Take some time, even just 10 or 15 minutes, to go outside and sit on the ground crosslegged (anyway that feels comfortable to you as long as your back is straight). Whilst sitting there notice the mind begin to tell you some sort of story, don't try to change this just notice it happen. As... Continue Reading →

Accepting different belief systems.

“We begin to learn wisely when we're willing to see world from other people's perspective.” ― Toba Beta I want to touch on a topic that has been, for me, really not so easy to integrate and apply into my life. The ability to accept different belief systems (and there are a lot of them) and not only... Continue Reading →

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