What is the Soul?

The soul is bedrock. It’s the innermost layer of your being, who you are. Not tangible nor measurable, yet it holds the core of your human existence. Your soul defines your characteristics and shapes your personality. Your soul is malleable. it can change, shift, and adapt according to your perceptions of life. As you grow,…

What Recharges Your Soul

Good food Fuel keeps my energy high and mind awake. I need to be fully charged to take on the day’s activities. Breakfast remains my most cherished (favorite) meal of the day. Being so food driven keeps me working for more. I enjoy draining my body of nourishment through a big hike or long bike ride…

What Drains Your Soul?

Complacency One achievement should only give birth to another, more lofty, goal. Reaching one state of happiness or well-being only satisfies my soul for so long before I must continue my pursuit of the next. I enjoy moments of success, but while doing so I’ve already begun thinking about the next. I envision the steps required…

What does it mean to be in the moment?

Moments are fleeting. They move swift in their nature and are brief in exposure. Quickly moments transfer themselves from one to another, forging experiences. Easily can a handful moments become lost before recapturing the present. Left unattended, moments will sneak past, unforgiving their permanency now in the past. Anticipated, moments arrive different than expected. Moments…

How Do You Keep Cynicism In Check?

In Monday’s post, I opened with the statement that we are all rationally, self-interested agents making choices for the betterment of our well-being. This cynicism, although I do believe it to be true, doesn’t paint a complete picture of our rational decision making. We as humans hold strong family values. While it could be said that…

When Has Mind Been Your Worst Enemy?

Constantly. My mind, yours too, will do everything in its power to hold you back from every goal, every dream, and every daily accomplishment you want to achieve. Your mind is content right where it sits. Given its own way, your mind would have you eat, sleep, and lounge on the couch. Steven Pressfield wrote…

How Do Thoughts Affect Reality?

Our actions transpire directly from our thoughts. We are all rational, self-interested agents making choices for the betterment of our well-being. Reality has a few different facets to it. On one level, it’s a permanent fixture. The physical world around us serves as the baseline for our existence. We can certainly affect this facet of reality…

Sidewalk Scribe

Sum up your personal philosophy on life Take charge, take risks, bear no regrets. Not much else matters in life more than doing the things you desire most. Should you not, you’ll lay on your death bed with nothing but regret. It’s easy to have an excuse, everyone’s got those. What makes people great is…