When the hunger pangs strike, and you take yourself to the fridge, you expect to find whatever delicious morsel you were hoping for happily waiting there for you, don’t you? What if one day you opened the door and the fridge was empty? And somehow, all the contents had slowly disappeared without you noticing. How … Continue reading "On Evasive Cheese"
On Evasive Cheese
When you have a panic attack live on ABC News, how are you supposed to react? For most people, it would represent their worlds imploding and Dan Harris was no exception. A high-stress, self-denigrating and competitive working environment will heap ever-building pressure upon the shoulders of a news reporter-turned-anchor and, eventually, the human kettle will … Continue reading "On Healthy Scepticism"
On Healthy Scepticism
One of the most monumental and life-changing decisions I could have made for myself was something I started at age 20, generally an age where most of us don’t pride ourselves on the intelligence underlying our decisions. It is an age of spontaneity, an age of thoughtless and impulsive action. Or that’s the assumption. At … Continue reading "On a Writing Habit"
On a Writing Habit
It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book that is short enough to read in a day, and yet been so blown away by it. There are few out there that deliver such impactful punches to the gut that they leave you speechless, that impart some of the worlds greatest horrors on you … Continue reading "On Meaning"
Having a mentor has always been something I’ve been searching for, whether consciously or otherwise. My original mentor was my father. When you are lucky enough to have a parental figure that you look up to in your life, you can consider yourself blessed, and it’s doubly beneficial if they are the sort of person … Continue reading "On Mentors"
“Life is suffering” – the Buddha “The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother” – Charles Dickens “Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent” – Casey Neistat The ability to endure is a critical one. Why is that? Well, because life will always through stumbling blocks in your way. There … Continue reading "On Endurance"