Posts Tagged ‘mindset’

“Follow Your Passion” is Bullshit Advice

It is better to follow your Purpose than to seek happiness or follow your passion.

…So is Seeking Happiness I’m going to keep this brief. You hear the terms passion, happiness etc., referred to all the time, like we can just go out and do them: “Follow/find your passion…” “The secret to happiness…” “Do what you love to do…” I call bullshit! The bottom line is: if you don’t have…

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The Importance of Finding Meaning in Your Life

Finding Meaning

  I have been obsessed with finding meaning in my own life, and the meaning of life generally since I was a child. You may deduce from this that I was a bit off, and you would be right! Some say I still am. Somebody has to think of these things, and I just naturally…

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Paradigm Shift

Picture of idols looking opposite directions

You are free to create your own paradigms instead of simply accepting those presented to you by others. Russell Eric Dobda The way I look at the concept of a Paradigm Shift is a shift in thinking that is totally fundamental. Paradigm Shift As an example, I remember a story that illustrates this, though I…

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Courage to Face Our Unsettling Truths

Freud and Unsettling Truths

Highlights: We still lack a lot of understanding of how the mind works, especially in treating depression We often avoid our ‘unsettling truths’ Self awareness takes honesty and courage I read an article recently in the Guardian regarding psychoanalysis versus cognitive behavioral therapy. Sometimes I read these types of articles because I am interested in the…

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Are You a Zombie? Here is the Cure


  Warning! The Zombie Apocalypse is here! They are all around us, in our communities, our workplaces, in the stores we shop at and even our homes! It’s a full scale invasion. They have infiltrated all of our institutions, our classrooms, our boardrooms and the highest political offices. There is nowhere to hide. I hate…

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