Learn how to triangulate your life's meaning, give yourself permission to slow down, and provide your children with a meaningful legacy. Explore the importance of simplicity, overcoming doubt, and what self-discovery can teach us.
Turns out there can be a lot of overlap between building design and building a life. John Ruskin (unknowingly perhaps) tells us how to live life better.
It's never too late to stumble upon an underlying principle of reality. (Especially one that can be put to use immediately)
It wouldn't hurt to reverse-engineer what contentment looks like.
My life has been renewed, new mission, new purpose, alignment in the deepest way.
Gratitude and grief preparation are the same thing. Think about it ahead of time and choose wiser ways of enjoying your people while you can.
There are plenty of reasons to lose your way and fall prey to pessimism. You only need one reason for hope and you're set. Turns out, it's the most rebellious thing you can do.
You have to intentionally steer your life away from a monotone existence. Normal is a lie to avoid at all costs. Make your life juicy. Make it count.
Before this, I didn't know who Graham was either, but I can assure you the man distilled a few gems. Depending on your season of life, one of these will speak more to you than others. For me, it was the time component I needed to hear the most.
Been thinking about the next decade and I'm feeling good about it. This straightforward exercise clears up the worries and connects you with who you're becoming in a tangible way.
Study up on the trajectories of prospering individuals. There's bound to be something to gain and apply in your own life.
Some of the biggest problems in your life are 100% solvable. They are things within your control that you can do that will make a huge difference and it's actually simpler than you think.
The synchronicities have been hitting. Here are the ideas that have been compounding in my mind and helping it happen.
Inner peace starts with freeing yourself from external expectations and demands. Reassess your priorities, surrender control to a higher power, and work through your emotions for true freedom.
Kids are always going to hit you with those rarely-asked questions, be grateful. Even if you have little to spare, there's still a way to make great memories and save your own little world.
Work hard, think clearly, and have an eye for beauty. Being 'ready enough' is a myth, act accordingly.
Every day you can be learning a lesson or gaining insight. If you're like me, you'll be religious about getting these consistently. That's because I aim for a deep life full of treasures found.
When you're feeling lost, check into your current responsibilities, your current trajectory, and what belief you're religious about.
Test out as much as possible, as soon as possible. It may be slow in the short term, but it's productive in the long term.
Leaving a true legacy for your children starts with knowing your role, considering the time allotted, and prioritizing your child's world over The world.
Our understanding of the world is built incrementally, all while nature takes care of the complexity. But as we go, we learn that our problems aren't all they're made out to be, literally.
Soul and ego tend to disagree, but syncing them up will unleash your force. Pay attention to doubt because there you'll find an equally proportional opportunity. Doubt, when studied closely, is actually a grand tease.
You're not just one person. You're a community of characters that require maintenance & attention. Sometimes you'll need to be shifting the 'org' around, but it'll be worth to have the right versions of you in place.
Calm Stoke is all about the vibe. It's a combination of controlling your nervous system, judging beliefs based on their utility/results, & maintaining a connection with the Divine.
It's important to know that we are all climbing our own ladders. Knowing what your rungs symbolize, how long your ladder is, and what you're aimed at is crucial.
Cultivating consistency was no easy feat, but I'm learning many lessons along the way. For example, sustainable habits are crucial, prioritize shipping, & quality will evolve.
Creating something existential to work against is important for spiritual sustainability. If you lack a framework for meaning, you'll be in freefall. A rock, a source of truth is crucial.
Within my life's task, I want to creatively restore the internet. It can be puzzling though. Here's a quick article on how to ramp up inspiration, discover parts of yourself, and tackle the internet's shallowness.
Here's how to use inverse thinking to stay clear and focused on your unique path.
You don't need anyone's permission to start following your calling. In a world where we are constantly bombarded with the influence of others, sometimes it takes an enormously powerful experience to give us a reality check.
Our minds are muddy. We get all stirred up each day as we scroll through media and are infiltrated with hundreds of other perspectives. Hard to know what you actually want when you're simultaneously throwing all of this extra weight on top. Let it settle.
Your own 3D experience is the most important because it's more real than anything else, contains the most relevant information, and is the only place you can make a difference. Piecing together truths about the world-at-large starts with finding the gems of truth in your own life first.
Nature is full of deep lessons - we know this. But how often is it going from a tomato plant? In this piece, you'll learn about how to keep your energy focused and not letting it get off track.
Fear. We all know it and prefer it not to be around. But what if it could serve a purpose? What if we used it wisely? What type of motivation may be had if we take it from an obstacle in front of us and place it behind us to push us forward?
Friends come and go, some stay, and an inner circle is crucial for wholesome living. Despite all this, we tend to let the importance of friendship slip away from us as we move through our days. Time poverty holds us back often, but maybe there's a way to recapture what we're losing lately.
It's a problem that so few people spend time with their grandparents. Busyness and life stuff tend to get in the way. But what are we missing out on? What could we do to help redeem their livelihood a bit? Start asking them questions, and get their stories out before it's too late to share. When you give a grandparent dignity, you give them a chance to be an elder. Something our world is short on.
Fear and laziness stand in your way. They push you to live a super 'normal' life. Meanwhile, your soul suffers. It must be an adventure and these frameworks will help you spice it up and live nobly.
Sacrificing what you want now is the key to getting what you want most. With Yay Delay, your behavior in the present has the future in mind.
Nature is a powerful force. Being aware of its seasonal effect on your life is critical for effortless action. Well, maybe not totally effortless, but at least with some degree of awareness, you won't spend unnecessary energy going against the flow of nature.
We overcomplicate the funeral process. It can be natural and potentially even more meaningful. Natural burials are making a comeback and I feel a revolution taking hold.
Master the mundane, tame your desires, and be open to alternative outcomes. You’ll find more enjoyment & suffer less unnecessarily.
Move forward in your life gathering 'dots'. Occasionally use hindsight to see how they connect. Trust that one day, it'll mean something to you.
Some drugs, like psychedelics, can lead to a better life, an upward spiral of positive change. You're already on drugs, might as well make it count.
Take careful account of what you have real control over. Act from a place of intention with what you're willing to go through based on what's meaningful to you. This will get you feeling free internally.