Robert Greene on Self-Reliance

“We were born as an individual. Every single human being is born as a completely unique creation. Your DNA, your experiences, your brain and the way it’s wired; there will never be another one like you. And always in life we’re running away from that. And we want other people to help us.” –Robert Greene

Personal Responsibility: How to Destroy the Victimhood Mentality

“I am a unique snowflake. I was raised differently than everybody else. I have had difficult life situations that have caused great emotional pain. That emotional pain has led to my weight gain. And because of my uniqueness, my weight loss goals are ever outside my reach because no weight loss program or theory could possibly account for … More Personal Responsibility: How to Destroy the Victimhood Mentality

Marcus Aurelius – The Beginning of our Journey into Stoicism

Who was Marcus Aurelius? An emperor of Rome? A philosopher King? The progenitor of Stoicism? – He was But more than that, he was a man. A man who lived thousands of years ago in a time far removed from our current existence. Technology was different, the understanding of the world not as sophisticated, but … More Marcus Aurelius – The Beginning of our Journey into Stoicism

Lite Week

Lite Week has taught me some invaluable lessons. Firstly, that 2,000 calories is too low for me, as 3,500 calories is too high. So I’m raising my caloric intake to a steady 2,500 calories. Even with clearing 3,000 calories every single day this week, I still lost an impressive 3.2 lbs from Sunday to Sunday. … More Lite Week