… different sources for force of will.

1. Fear

Motivation is often…

…the benefits of seeing dead people.

TL:DR Ghosts might be evolutionary indicators of danger.

Negative Nancy’s

Have you ever noticed that negative things hit us harder than positive things? It’s that one jarringly unpleasant comment midst the sea of kind ones that glares at us and lingers longer in the mind. …

When you like the artist more than the art.

Handsome right?

There are a few different categories an idol can fall into: an inspiration, an influence or a motivation.

Inspiration: These people are the ones you’d like to emulate or live up to, they’re role models who represent or stand up for…

… and embrace their enemies.

I feel compelled to point out that arrow would just bounce off him… use your imagination

Search yourself by searching like someone else

Here’s an interesting experiment to carry out, pick a social media platform, let’s say YouTube, then pick a few of your favourite people to listen to, people who have really inspired you, people whose words, thoughts and philosophical outlooks have lifted you out of dark…

And how to improve it…

The Big Five personality trait of conscientiousness is the biggest predictor of success. Conscientious people are generally responsible, organised, like to be prepared by planning ahead, hard working (even in the face of difficulties) and control their impulses. …

When making sense is less effective…

Someone really needs to make brain-lollipops…

Welcome to a post born out of an overly-analytical approach to… everything. Sometimes a phrase will embed itself in a part of your brain and stay planted there to be revisited and understood should the possessor of the brain (which incidentally is a nickname of mine) wish to. …

Choose actually winning over ‘being seen’ to be winning…

Perpetual rivals — Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell

I’ve recently become obsessed with basketball and as is customary I’ve pondered and analysed the eternal question that accompanies all endeavours of human skill: “Who is the greatest [player] of all time?”

Never feeling settled, content or done.

“No artist is pleased. There is no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer, divine dissastifaction; a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others.”

― Martha Graham

Me and my mother were conversing (because…

Nathan Glass

Many botched attempts to make sense verbally have led me here.

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