The cure for an anxious, sucky life, in less than 550 words

You feel miserable. Life is hard. Everyone sucks. Nobody pays attention to you. Nobody respects you enough. You feel low. You’re depressed. Your anxiety is surging. You try all the cures. They tell you to take pills. You take them, but they only add a layer of ointment on top of your deeper ‘problems.’ Ultimately…

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Defy and Create

The resistance is there. The foggy feeling of not knowing is there. Feeling like I’m an imposter who has arrogantly assumed the role of a writer and an ‘advice-giver’ is there. The guilt at working from home, avoiding the daily commute is there. The shame of barely meeting anyone new because of a solitary life is…

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The cure for feeling bored

It’s like I’m uninspired. I’m not particularly angry. I just have this urge not to be here. Or there, for that matter. It’s a kind of malaise. Brush teeth, work, eat, brush same teeth, sleep, repeat. With all that is available to do and see in this fascinating world, I can’t figure out why it’s…

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Three mind control exercises that are more vivid than meditation

Whether you think it’s all mumbo woo-woo or not, many people, including myself, have seen their lives change by meditating. Yoga International defines meditation as: “Meditation is a precise technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness that is different from the normal waking state. It is the means for fathoming all…

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