My Life With Willpower For me, willpower has always had a negative connotation. It is directly associated with my public schooling experience. Just the thought of it reminds me of elementary school self esteem assessments, being branded by the public school system as ‘average’, and not living up to its (inherently flawed) expectations. Association is a … More Habit Science: Part 3
There are a number of concepts that extrapolate very specific reasonings behind the creative act. What is it? Why does it exist? At the most base level, the purest of all these extrapolations is that of function. Our antiquities, as I have talked about previously, present function as a means to an end. The consequences of creation … More On the Act of Creation: Function
Since my last post, I have delved deeper into The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We do in Life and Business with more illuminating insights. In part 2 of the book- The Habits of Successful Organizations we learn about how collective groups have successfully implemented habits to improve their business, stature, or general success. … More Habit Science: Part 2
The following is the first in a series I will write about my very own deep thoughts, philosophizing of things, and attempts at explaining my personal curiosities. I hope you enjoy: Whenever I’m in the presence of an antiquated object, an innate sense of wonder overwhelms me from a very deep, spiritual place. With it, a fantastical … More On The Veneration of Objects
So I’ve started the New Year off right by reading a little book called The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. I just finished part one yesterday. This book is fascinating and a total page turner for even those passively interested in how and why we … More Habit Science: Part 1
We had a good run 2016. A goooood good run. And by good run I mean like, the runs. Like completely terrible. So many celebrities! The celebrities!!!! David Bowie and Prince! Leonard Cohen! George Michael on Christmas!! The very next day, we gave it away, to CARRIE FISCHER?? I know theres more (Gene Wilder, Mohammed … More Goodbye 2016
Flying home from my holiday break visiting my sister in St. Louis, my carryon was confiscated and searched by the TSA. I’ve had this happen before. My bag is searched, something I totally didn’t even think about is pulled out, I begrudgingly accept their insistence to throw out whatever it is, and continue on with my travels. … More Control Those Emotions, Bitches!