A Long Lost Letter From Your Innate Creative Self
You are created by two human beings making love through the beat of their bodies. For nine months you are a tiny organism feeding onto a chord that connects you to your mother's womb. Then you pass through the tunnel that separates you from your mother's body and into an […]
Bye Bye Homo sapien, Hello Homo evolutis
Juan Enriquez's TED assertion that we are evolving into a form of man that can control his own evolution and that of other species. When will technology catch up with nature?
The Ultimate Guide to Fitness: Men’s Edition
If you’ve read Tim Ferris’s “The 4-Hour Body,” then you’re familiar with the term “Harajuku moment.” He defines it as the single, definitive moment when we decide to make a dramatic shift with our lives to improve our mental and physical health. Mine took place a few months ago. Long […]
Don’t Fight Reality (You Always Lose)
When something bad happens to you, what is your automatic reaction? If you are normal, your answer is to react with anger or sadness along with some complaint. However, if you are on this site, reading this article, chances are you are not normal, nor do you want to be […]
A Quick Note On Kony 2012 And Confirmation Bias
"It is a habit of mankind ... to use sovereign reason to thrust aside what they do not fancy." - Thucydides 431 BCE
Who would have thought that a video portraying the war crimes of a self-proclaimed messiah in Uganda would cause the biggest splash in social media as of […]
How do we achieve and appreciate success?
Success is the topic of a thousand clichés, songs, and inspirational quotes; it’s conquering the proverbial mountain, or winning the proverbial foot race. It is elusive, yet we cling to the hope that, someday, we will acquire it. We not only pursue success, we crave it desperately as we climb […]
Ten Day Vipassana Course: An Intensive Confrontation With Myself
My whole life has been a more or less successful quest for wisdom and happiness. By what would later turn out to be a stroke of luck, this quest brought me to a 10-day Vipassana retreat in Northampton. Before the retreat, however, I doubted the decision: what if I had […]