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

Changing Your Life: Small Steps in the Positive Direction

One Week — One Positive Change All of us want to change. We all want to become the best version of ourselves that we can. We want to achieve the goals of changing that which we don’t like about ourselves, and introduce things we would like. We could wish, hope it happens, most people do. … More Changing Your Life: Small Steps in the Positive Direction

The Flower of My Life is Held in your Hands

  Hold onto that life force you like to call sacred. Sacred is knowing that the universe is conscious. Consciousness is existence. That flower you hold is the manifestation of the energy within. Its shape dictated by its creation. Creation unknown to us, but a creator exists. Its existence necessitated by creation. You hold in your … More The Flower of My Life is Held in your Hands

The Governor

I once met a man who called himself The Governor. Not because he governed, but because he didn’t allow his life to be limited by a governor. A governor, or speed limiter, is a device used to measure and regulate the speed of a machine, such as an engine. Why call yourself The Governor when … More The Governor