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
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
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
There’s a reason I am the most hated, and the most appreciated person, in equal parts, on MFP.
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
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
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
Illuminated by our meeting. Two minds vibrating. Two souls connecting. We often find ourselves in others. Fate has that sort of humor. We laugh in the face of our future. Ever knowing we control nothing. Stepping past our own ego. We step into our new journey. Outstretched essences embracing. Brought together to better each … More You Light the Fire Within
I step past the illusion created by the collusion of this delusional system The illusion grabs a hold and holds me down until I become a part of the confusion I only want to be a part of the solution The conclusion is to break my mind free But free it will never be Because … More Collusion with Illusion