The 2022.jpeg is coming to a close, and it’s been a wild ride. I put my 2 week’s notice in for my job in May, traveled to 15 countries, moved to Germany, started a master’s program, and am back celebrating the end of the year with my family. How did I find time to read … More I read over 100 books this year and here are my recommendations
Just imagine, you’re sat fat, dumb and happy when BAM! Your engine shits itself. (And so do you.) Suddenly you’re forced to divert. You need to get on the ground pronto! Before you know it, there you are. Grounded with a bum engine – a million miles from the original destination you had in mind. … More A Radical Idea. (I’m Going To Write a Book.)
A poem on the search for peace … More The Mysteries of Nature
Here’s a fun question for a Friday afternoon: If someone wrote a book about your life, what would the title be and why? Top marks for the best one. As a pilot, one who has struggled with both depression and anxiety, I would call mine Clear Air Turbulence. In case you were wondering, it’s an … More Question of the Day: No. 539
I’m sorry, yo. For a lot of little and not-so-little things. . . . I’m sorry for all the times I thought I knew better; I’m sorry for not realizing the limitations of my own world view. I’m sorry for making To-Do Lists while you gave instructions I later needed. I’m sorry for snapping when … More SnapDragon Speaks: On The Apology.
Over the years I realized how different perspectives coming from different people can change our own perspective about everything, and, therefore, our life. The most important part is that we don’t even to know those people or directly interact with them, but we can interact with their perspective through their writings. Throughout my life, whenever … More Top 5 Books That Changed My Mindset
I should say that I’m currently working on a new book, but if I’m honest, I must admit that I’m not working on it at all. The sad part is that the most of it is done since May this year and I haven’t open any of the documents ever since. Why? That’s a great … More The Struggle of Writing
“What if I feel no emotion when I think about my goals? Does that mean I have bad goals?” The answer to this question depends on how you are from an emotional point of view in other circumstances. This question might help: On a scale from zero (rocks don’t feel anything) to 10 (I … More Focus, focus, focus
This question came to me while I was writing yesterday’s post. So can procrastination become an addiction? If so, why and what can we do about it? Even though we all know that procrastination is a problem, I don’t we think about it as something very severe. However, procrastination is a big blocker in our … More Can procrastination create an addiction? Two reasons why this might be true!
This potential lack of proper social skills is one of the things that creates problems when we interact with other people. It’s funny how this people problem can be solved by spending time with people. It’s not funny that this people problem creates social anxiety so we avoid people because if it. Do you see … More Ego is always a trigger
Provided by Quynh Vo from Unbound Wallflowers When I ask this question to those people around me, they reply with either “What is it?” or “You mean my hobbies?” It is hard to see one who knows exactly what he wants to do with his life and devotes all of his energy to it. You … More Do you know your Why?
“Who cares? It’s not like the brain can make a physical difference between positive thoughts and negative thoughts!” Well, in his book Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind (2007) Joe Dispenza talks about how do our brains make a difference between these two types of thoughts. Most of us have neurons, right? … More It’s in your head, and it’s physical
Uhm, no, I haven’t invented the word. It’s something that goes way back to King Ramses, but it didn’t had this weird name (source – Wikipedia). It seems that the name was “invented” by Samuel Crothers, or at least that’s what an The Atlantic Monthly article stated in 1916. Ok, the name is … More Bibliotherapy – The therapy through reading
One of my most interested fields in psychology is that of dating and understanding how to find and interact with our romantic partner. There is no doubt that if you are in a relationship or married, that you haven’t been through some sort of emotional or mental rollercoaster with your partner. That’s just part of … More The Most Important Thing(s) To Understand About Your Relationship
In our post industrial, feminist world, its not as clear a it used to be what a man is or what he should be. We live in a world, in which feminist groups often associate man’s masculinity with ‘tyranny’ and as a result believe in degrading men’s masculinity. Centuries ago, a mans duty was power … More How To Be An Attractive Man
Let’s take this example so commonly used by other people to prove this point. If they use it, it’s probably real so I’m going to use it too because I’m too lazy to think about a new one. Let’s say that you are a very hard worker in your company and you have excellent … More Challenge Your Fear
Now let’s get to something spicy: On a daily basis, what makes me angry and why? This question can help us identify the main sources that change our mood on a daily basis. Anger is one of our basic emotions so it has a great potential to make our day worse. When … More The Anger Path
Have you ever wondered how other people look back at their lives? Have you ever thought about what they remember the most about their past? What stories they have and want to share? What are they the most proud of? Each life is an adventure, but Reg and Sue’s life is one of … More Camino Sunrise – Walking With My Shadows
Provided by Reginald Spittle from carryoncouple As I read Fighting the Inside Dragons, I was half a world away from Bogdan Ignat, but his book made me feel like he was sitting in my living room, sharing his wisdom in a casual, conversational way. He was sassy, sarcastic, funny, and most importantly, real. … More Fighting the Inside Dragons – Third Book Review
Another year went by, but this year wasn’t like all the others. This year Pointless Overthinking was born and I am very proud of it. This might sound cliché-ic, but it is not just a website or a blog or whatever. YOU made it a community and I am very thankful for it. It is … More You made 2018 AWESOME!