Camping

July 9, 2020 |  Categories:  Meditations  

Went camping over the weekend. It changed something in me. Sitting around the campfire, sleeping outside with no electricity was something I've never done before. At the same time it felt like something I've done many times in the past. I can only describe the feeling of looking up at the many stars as a sort of outer-body experience. The feeling grew due coming out of my body and realizing how small I am in reference to the universe. I am only here but for a short time, but for…

Gone Camping

July 5, 2020 |  Categories:  Art  

I'm gone camping for the weekend. This is a much needed break for me. Check out my article for the week where I review Steven Pressfield's book "The War of Art." https://www.ig…

Failure

July 3, 2020 |  Categories:  Self-Development  

As the title might suggest, I failed my Certified Ethical Hacker exam. After finishing and seeing my score, a sense of relief washed over me. Before the exam I kept thinking to myself, "you better not fail. You've told everyone you're taking an exam." I wanted at all cost not to fail. But failing has given me relief. Have you seen that graph with an x-axis of time and a y-axis of success? It's the one where the line is doing all types of shit; the line twirls, z…

Negative Thinking

July 2, 2020 |  Categories:  Meditations  

This week there has been incessant chatter in my mind of not being smart enough to accomplish my goals. It's at times like this where I find the value in mindfulness. If not for meditating I would fall into a pit of despair like I have done in the past.

Momentum Building

July 1, 2020 |  Categories:  Meditations  

Although a bit busy, I'm getting a lot done and it feels good. Hoping this momentum continues through the week.

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