“You know how you finish a bag of chips and you hate yourself? You know you’ve done nothing good for yourself. That’s the same feeling, and you know it is, after some digital binge. You feel wasted and hollow and diminished.” ― Dave Eggers, The Circle To be alive in 2016 is to be exhausted. The world... Continue Reading →
100 Day Challenge
If you put your mind to it, what could you do for 100 days? You can't choose something that you already do each day, or hopefully do daily like eating, breathing and sleeping, but otherwise, the sky is the limit. You could opt to do an activity you've long wanted to do, you could eat... Continue Reading →
All the World’s a Stage
Forget Meryl Streep. Forget Leonardo DiCaprio. Forget Bryan Cranston. Forget Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Forget any actor you've ever seen on-screen. To find the best actor alive, look in a mirror. Shakespeare had it right. Earth is the largest stage ever built and we are the actors. Whether we burn bright and fast or grind through life... Continue Reading →
New Year’s (un)Resolutions
“Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil.” Oscar Wilde Imagine if we lived in a world where there were holidays didn't exist and there was no 365 day yearly cycle. Imagine that humans simply lived normal, routine lives that weren't constantly leading up... Continue Reading →
How old are you? Or more importantly, how old do you feel? Do you actually feel the age you are or does the number feel like a lie when announced to the outside world? I suspect that on any given day or moment you feel differently about your answers to any of the questions previously... Continue Reading →
What do YOU want?
What do you want? What is that one thing that you absolutely have to have. That thing that drives your passion and heats your desire and is that unnecessary push since a good shove isn't required. Everyone wants something, craves something and is desperate for something. Though the thing changes by person, the end goal... Continue Reading →
Oh the resolve!
At the beginning of each and every year, silly people like myself are suddenly resolute about making resolutions. Though flawed, the sincerity of it all is absolute while the likelihood of success remains incredibly minute. Perhaps everyone will suddenly improve themselves through lists of major and minor changes alike but perhaps not. Given that the... Continue Reading →
An Unexpected Journey
Isn't it funny how the past, once it is behind us, looks so very rosy? It's crazy how events that came before tend to be remembered like a fleeting dream, destined to be seen in a stream of exuberant flashes. For me, 2012 is that dream. Though over, I will remember 2012 quite fondly. It... Continue Reading →
Late to bed, early to rise?
A study over here, A study over there, All the studies everywhere, Say getting sleep makes you oh so fair! I know sleep is wonderful but apparently I'm terrible at getting it. I never fall asleep during movies, naps avoid me like the plague, I can't feel asleep if I go to be too early... Continue Reading →