Death is painful and often tragic. It’s frightening and one of the hardest things we face. It’s been said that all human fears are individual manifestations of the one fundamental fear: fear of death. This makes sense from an evolutionary perspective; survival and reproduction are the driving forces of any living organism. Death is the antithesis and thus we fear it on a … [Read more...] about The Necessity of Living Well
Listen. I could write you a long sales letter, telling you all the benefits of my new book. (I’m actually a pretty good copywriter, when it comes down to it.) I could say that this book will improve your discipline, your courage, and that it will instil in you character virtues that will serve you through the rest of your life. I could tell you that this book would … [Read more...] about Self Improvement in Practice Available Now
The nature of the mind is such that nothing is ever perfect. Anytime, anywhere, it always seems possible to invent a way for things to be better or a reason that something is wrong. Sometimes in big ways, but often in small ones too. Maybe you feel tired or hungry. Or your seat is uncomfortable. You wish this person wasn't sitting next to you. The coffee is too hot. The … [Read more...] about Wanting Things to Be Different From the Way They Are
There has been a disturbing trend of increasing censorship against free speech on Twitter. This comes not from radicals or extremists on the platform but from Twitter itself. Needless to say the increased Twitter censorship is unsettling. Twitter's new safety policies On Tuesday Twitter Safety made an announcement about new policies rolling out in the coming weeks. "We … [Read more...] about Why is Twitter Censoring Free Speech?
For many years I had absolutely terrible posture. My upper back was rounded, shoulders rolled forward and my head stuck out in front of me. A friend once joked that when I entered a room, my head came in a foot in front of the rest of my body. I was a student at the time and, like most people, spent a lot of time sitting in chairs hunched over a computer. Lifting weights … [Read more...] about How to Improve Your Standing Posture in Under 3 Seconds