Lying Just Beyond the Mortal Light

Truth is beautiful, Truth is good, Good is beautiful, Good is truth, Beauty is good, Beauty is truthful. The Pinnacle of Celestial Qualities Corrupted by humanities cross and ugly natures. For everything that is not good, is not beautiful. For everything that is not true, is not good. Beauty marred only behind the fires of his basest desires, and in … Continue reading Lying Just Beyond the Mortal Light

The End of Reading Week, Becoming Healthier And Job Hunting

It's been some time since I've given an update about what's been going on with me. Well, to be fair, there's quite a lot going on with me. I've mentioned in the past that I've struggled with social anxieties, self-doubt, generalized anxieties and depression, etc. These things may partially fuel my drive for following politics … Continue reading The End of Reading Week, Becoming Healthier And Job Hunting

Improve Your Blog While Minimizing Blog Suckage

"I love the way people talk crap. I hear it all the time. 'Overrated.' 'You suck.' I'll just do something to shut them up, like, 'I'll show you." - Bryce Harper A How-to Guide for Minimal Suckage Howdy, today we're talking about blogging and not just blogging, but sucky blogging. Not only sucky blogging, but … Continue reading Improve Your Blog While Minimizing Blog Suckage

Celebrating My Birthday with Ancient Aliens

"Perhaps we've never been visited by aliens because they have looked upon Earth and decided there's no sign of intelligent life." - Neil deGrasse Tyson Well, it's my birthday today and I'm now 31 years old! Holy heck. I don't think age really matters all that much, because I'm decidedly always going to stay a fully grown … Continue reading Celebrating My Birthday with Ancient Aliens

“Inside Bill’s Brain” on Netflix

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." - Bill Gates Inside Bill's Brain Well, I recently binge-watched the new Netflix docu-series on Bill Gate's life and amazing accomplishments. All I can say is, holy shit... This guy has done a lot for the world and it's really … Continue reading “Inside Bill’s Brain” on Netflix

Every Single One of Us is Influential

"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another." - Napoleon Hill Influence I'm going to tell you something that may surprise you, but every single person on this planet right now is influential. The way we handle ourselves, the … Continue reading Every Single One of Us is Influential

Beowulf, Tolkien, Overcoming Anxiety, and Momentum in Life

A few things happened to me today. First, I overcame my fear of public speaking by making a presentation to my class at University about the contrasts between the poetic epic that is Beowulf and the masterpieces which Tolkien had produced. I don't know if any of you had known, but Tolkien was kind of … Continue reading Beowulf, Tolkien, Overcoming Anxiety, and Momentum in Life

First week of School is Behind Me. Self-Doubt, Social Anxiety, And Perseverance

So, I'm just over a week into my studies now and doing a lot of reading which is awesome. I find that when I'm forced to do a lot of reading, it has an effect on me similar to meditation. It forces my mind to quiet down and focus. My compulsion to jump from one … Continue reading First week of School is Behind Me. Self-Doubt, Social Anxiety, And Perseverance

Online Dating – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

“Online dating doesn’t suck, too many people suck at online dating!” ― Kevin Darné, Online Dating Avoid The Catfish! Online Dating I've been thinking about writing this post for a little while now, and then earlier in this week, my blogging friend Jim made a post about online dating. This post got my gears going … Continue reading Online Dating – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Orientation Week And Social Anxieties

Well, it's officially Orientation Week at my University and the new students/on-campus residents have arrived to move into their dorms. I decided to wander down today to pick up a book for my Introduction to Psychology class which I'd added to my schedule at the last minute. It turns out that this textbook cost me … Continue reading Orientation Week And Social Anxieties

Six Frustrating Realities of Being a Blogger

“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.” ― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead When you first start a blog you may think it's going to be all sunshine and rainbows but there are less than pleasant aspects to blogging as well. Blogging can be frustrating and disheartening at times. … Continue reading Six Frustrating Realities of Being a Blogger