Feeling Stuck? Press Reset

NES Reset

Why am I here? Why am I doing this? Why are things the way they are? These are questions we've all asked ourselves more times than is possible to count. They're questions that have motivated the creation of countless thousands of pages written by philosophers, theorists, clergy, artists, and scientists alike. They may sound slightly … Continue reading Feeling Stuck? Press Reset

The Problem With Helping People, Part 2

*Make sure to read part 1!* --- "Okay, so strengths aren't just about being good at something, they're also about how hard you work..." Right. Seems like they've got the main point here, that talent doesn't do much for you if you're not willing to put a lot of effort into it. Seems like we've … Continue reading The Problem With Helping People, Part 2

The Problem With Helping People, Part 1

"I want to help people." I quietly chuckle to myself a little bit every time somebody says it. If only they knew how many times a week I heard those exact words. So, I usually ask them to explain what they mean by 'helping people.' "Hmm. I haven't thought too much about that. I just … Continue reading The Problem With Helping People, Part 1

The Happiness of Subtraction

"The more I have the more I think I'm almost where I need to be, If only I could get a little more" The Avett Brothers - Ill With Want What's the secret to happiness? Is it that there's something missing in your life? Something that, if only you had it, you could finally be … Continue reading The Happiness of Subtraction

Time Management is a Crock

Have you ever thought about how absurd the phrase "time management" is? I was just thinking about it and, as I am wont to do, was struck by the underlying semantic silliness of the what is to my mind yet another example of the ongoing corporatization of our lives. So, allow me to spend some time … Continue reading Time Management is a Crock