I’m often amazed at the opportunities I stumble upon. I used to think it was “luck” until I researched luck and ran in this video:
I found that video, over ten years ago, through this book.
This post isn’t directly about luck. It is, instead, a story illustrating how “luck” works.
Figuring Out Work That Works for Me
This story begins with me deciding, almost exactly four months ago, that I was going to “work from home”. I meticulously track practically all of my thoughts, make note of the insane time/date stamp. 🙂 Continue reading
I made a long rambly video about it:
The tl;dr/dw is that miltownkid took mental energy and resources away from being focused on goals surrounding taiji and personal development.
Who/What is miltownkid?
miltownkid was, always has been and always will be Continue reading
I enjoyed [The Revenant] for a number of reasons but the one that stuck out the most was the harshness of the landscape that [Hugh Glass], protagonist and real life inspiration, lived in. I feel as though many modernized humans are missing something by being so far removed from those key ingredients to living (pain, suffering, death).
It was fun watching someone operate while immersed in Continue reading
“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
I can’t recall when I first ran into this quote but it’s been a foundation of how I’ve lived life, a grand experiment. The character miltownkid is a Continue reading
I was thinking about a couple of life situations this morning and was struck with an obvious and somewhat harsh truth. Nobody cares.
What people care about is Continue reading
Something that people worry about is whether someone is lying to them or telling the truth. Without plunging into the depths of the illusion of self, let’s keep it simple.
Who are you? Like… who are you REALLY? Like I said, not in the sense of whether there is a self or not, I’ll save that for another day. In the simple things. Like when someone is Continue reading
Some significant changes are taking place in my journaling process. I’ve been regularly journaling, to myself, for about 10 years. Here is the first dated journal entry I have (from the start of regular personal journaling): Continue reading