A lot of people have their perception of time all wrong. They will waste hours to try and find “the best deal” or deprive themselves of things they truly enjoy to “save money.” The thing is, most people are hardly ever as protective of their time as they are with money. Think about it. Most people are working jobs they do not enjoy. They go home to a partner they do not love. They spend their free-time mindless watching TV shows or … [Read more...] about Your Time: What Are You Really Buying?
Most people walking around today have no grip on basic history. The past is all merged together in some strange, unintelligible blob. They have no idea why things are the way they are, what major events and ideas ruled the past, and no understanding of the significance of civilization. This leaves them weaker in a number of ways, and overall, means they aren’t going to get as much out of life. What, by not knowing a bit of history? … [Read more...] about Five Reasons You Need To Learn Basic World History
Have you ever started a project, with the surest intention that you were going to get it done, only for it to be a year later with nothing to show for it? Or, have you ever taken a weekend to hammer out a piece of work, and just blazed through, and then end up with something that isn’t very good? When it comes to creative work, most people seem to struggle with one of these two camps. The first is that of perfectionism, and the second is … [Read more...] about The Balance Between Rushing And Perfectionism
In a previous post, I did an analysis of the Down And Out Story, that we have seen in many different forms in our society today. One of the aspects that makes this story so addictive and appealing to the human mind is this one fact: Your Story Is Not Over Yet No matter how bad things get, no matter how low you feel, there is always a chance that things will turn around. There is always a chance of that miracle. Or that’s what we … [Read more...] about Change The Direction Of Your Life With Story
Tick… tick… tick… There is a story about a sultan who consulted with sage, and asked him to engrave a phrase on a ring that would be relevant always and in all situations, whether good or bad. And the sage wrote, “And this, too, shall pass away." That’s a sentence that we all need to keep in mind, because of the unrelenting flow of time. It is the gift and curse of the human condition. The bad times will have an end, but so will the … [Read more...] about The Unrentling Flow Of Time And What To Do About It