A practicing stoic must often reflect on their mortality. Momento Mori, a common stoic theme, is to remember that someday we will leave this life. Our eventual passing can be scary to think about. Trying to fathom the infinitude of nothingness can be overwhelming. When I went under for both my shoulder and quad surgery, … Continue reading Not Having Begun
Do you find it kind of creepy after doing a Google search for something you begin to notice related ads pop up in your Facebook feed? My wife recently told me to check out DuckDuckGo. Although that link is for an Android version, I'm pretty sure it exists for iPhone, too. My laptop and smartphone … Continue reading Want to Stop Being Followed?
"There's just not enough time," says about everyone that ever lived. What if you had that one more hour in your day? Think about what would change. If tomorrow we suddenly woke up and had 25 hour days with the biological and physical change needed to be able to sustain being awake for 17 hours, … Continue reading No Time for TV
I'm currently working toward a goal. Last Thursday around 4pm, I was faced with a difficult choice. Should I elect to start a 96 hour clock that would open up a project I would have to complete in that time frame? Before I could let any part of myself start thinking of the responsibility ahead, … Continue reading Take the First Step
You know what you need to do in order to reach your goals. You know what you need to do to lose weight and get in better shape. You know what you need to do in order to finish that house project. You know what you need to do to free up some headspace and … Continue reading Begin Your Ascension