Do not fear failure. And by the same coin do not be afraid of the success yet to come. –Jonathan Quinn Fear is the most constant of emotions. A dark rider in most of our lives. Fear of the future, of other people’s judgments, of death, of failure, of success. Fear pervades even the … More Do Not Give an Ounce of Belief to Fear
“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
It was a year ago today that I moved out of a life situation I was not happy with. With that comes a level of significance for me. I have been so focused on my goals, I never think to look up, or look back at where I’ve come from.
We are a different sort of person. We don’t like where our lives are, where our bodies currently stand, or the direction our life situation is taking us.
More people put more effort into their March Madness brackets than their own lives. When was the last time you sat down and wrote out some goals? Laid down a foundation of thought and purpose, and created a path to succeed in your own life? Never.
“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
”Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” –Arnold Schwarzenegger
I get asked all to often in small talk, “What do you do?” I know people mean it innocently enough. I take it offensively though, as though I could possibly explain in this artificial small talk the entire spectrum of things I do. Or that somehow what I do from 9-5 defines “what I do”. … More The Spectrum of Destiny
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
You’ve heard whispers and rumors. You’ve been told stories that some people out there avoid carbohydrates. That somehow they have redefined how their body utilizes energy. They have become fat-adapted. Ketogenics!!!
Artistic creation is a representation of who I am This blog is ultimately my creative expression. I believe in the power of creativity to heal mental wounds caused by the harsh experiences of life.
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